|Authors: ||W. Bogaerts, S. Selvaraja|
|Title: ||Compact Single-mode Silicon Hybrid Rib/Strip Waveguide with Adiabatic Bends|
|Format: ||International Journal|
|Publication date: ||5/2011|
|Journal/Conference/Book: ||IEEE Photonics Journal
|Volume(Issue): ||3(3) p.422-232|
|DOI: ||10.1109/JPHOT.2011.2142931 |
|Citations: ||119 (Dimensions.ai - last update: 29/5/2022)|
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We report a low-loss, hybrid silicon waveguide geometry consisting of straight rib sections
with a propagation loss of 0.27 +- 0.012 dB/cm and compact photonic wire bends. The rib and wire
waveguides are both single mode and connected through a short double-etched linear taper section.
To reduce bend losses, circular bends were combined with variable adiabatic semi-natural spline
shapes with only a limited footprint penalty.
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