Optical demonstration of a compliant polymer interface between standard fibers and nanophotonic waveguides

Tymon Barwicz, Yoichi Taira, Shotaro Takenobu, Nicolas Boyer, Alexander Janta-Polczynski, Yan Thibodeau, Swetha Kamlapurkar, Sebastian Engelmann, Hidetoshi Numata, Robert L. Bruce, Simon Laflamme, Paul Fortier, Yurii A. Vlasov

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Abstract

We demonstrate a peak transmission efficiency of -2.4dB between a standard optical fiber and a nanophotonic waveguide using a mechanically compliant polymer interface. We find a 1.5dB penalty over a 100nm bandwidth and all polarizations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529374
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 13 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: Mar 22 2015Mar 26 2015

Publication series

NameOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015

Other

OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015
CountryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Period3/22/153/26/15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Barwicz, T., Taira, Y., Takenobu, S., Boyer, N., Janta-Polczynski, A., Thibodeau, Y., Kamlapurkar, S., Engelmann, S., Numata, H., Bruce, R. L., Laflamme, S., Fortier, P., & Vlasov, Y. A. (2015). Optical demonstration of a compliant polymer interface between standard fibers and nanophotonic waveguides. In Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015 (Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/ofc.2015.th3f.5