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Compact Silica Arrayed-Waveguide Grating Using High-Mesa Small-Bend Waveguides
Jiro ITO Tom Yen-Ting FAN Takanori SUZUKI Hiroyuki TSUDA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2008/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
arrayed waveguide grating, air trench, planar lightwave circuit, integrated optics,
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A compact arrayed-waveguide grating with small-bend waveguides incorporating air trenches and high mesa structures has been proposed. An 8-channel, 100-GHz-spacing silica arrayed-waveguide grating was fabricated, and its size was reduced dramatically to 1/4 of that of a conventional device.