Topology-optimized slow-light couplers for ring-shaped photonic crystal waveguide

Minhao Pu, Lirong Yang, L. H. Frandsen, Jakob Søndergaard Jensen, Ole Sigmund, Haiyan Ou, Kresten Yvind, Jørn Märcher Hvam

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Abstract

We demonstrate a topology-optimized coupler for a ring-shaped photonic crystal waveguide to improve the coupling of light located in the slow-light regime. An enhancement of the coupling efficiency of up to 2.5 dB is experimentally demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2010 Conference on (OFC/NFOEC) Optical Fiber Communication (OFC), collocated National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2010
Pages1-3
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event2010 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 21 Mar 201025 Mar 2010
http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=16897

Conference

Conference2010 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period21/03/201025/03/2010
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