Compact and Highly Efficient Grating Couplers Between Optical Fiber and Nanophotonic Waveguides in Bonded InP-membranes

F. van Laere, M. Ayre, D. Taillaert, D. van Thourhout, T. F. Krauss, R. Baets
2006 2006 European Conference on Optical Communications  
We present compact and highly efficient grating couplers in bonded InP-membranes for coupling between single-mode optical fiber and nanophotonic waveguides. We have measured 56% coupling efficiency on grating couplers extended with a gold bottom mirror.
doi:10.1109/ecoc.2006.4801040 fatcat:d24saitio5f2banb64tuekyxfq