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In-situ fabricated 3D micro-lenses for photonic integrated circuits

Thomas, R., Li, Jin ORCID:, Ladak, Sam ORCID:, Barrow, David ORCID: and Smowton, Peter ORCID: 2018. In-situ fabricated 3D micro-lenses for photonic integrated circuits. Optics Express 26 (10) , pp. 13436-13442. 10.1364/OE.26.013436

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Aspheric astigmatic polymer micro-lenses were fabricated directly onto photonic integrated circuits using two-photon lithography. We observed a 12.6 dB improvement in the free space coupling efficiency between integrated ridge laser pairs with micro-lenses to those without.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Publisher: Optical Society of America
ISSN: 1094-4087
Funders: EPSRC
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 5 April 2018
Date of Acceptance: 3 April 2018
Last Modified: 05 May 2023 00:33

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