Demonstration of a curved sidewall grating demultiplexer on silicon

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Bock, Przemek J.
Cheben, Pavel
Schmid, Jens H.
Villafranca Velasco, Aitor
Delâge, André
Janz, Siegfried
Xu, Dan-Xia
Lapointe, Jean
Hall, Trevor J.
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We experimentally demonstrate a new type of waveguide multiplexer device designed for silicon photonics, with a crosstalk level as low as -35 dB and an operational wavelength range of 300 nm. A compact device footprint of only 100 x 160 µm2 offers an excellent potential for integration with other silicon nanophotonic circuits.
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