Integrated polymer microlenses for two-dimensional collimation of light from single-mode optical waveguides

Lantian Chang, N. Ismail, R.M. de Ridder, Markus Pollnau, Kerstin Worhoff

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    Abstract

    We demonstrate direct on-chip integration of reflowed polymer microlenses, which enables light collimation from planar channel waveguides in both lateral and vertical directions. A divergence angle reduced by a factor of 25 is demonstrated experimentally.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Europe 2013
    Place of PublicationMulhouse
    PublisherEuropean Physical Society (EPS)
    PagesPaper CK-10.6
    Number of pages1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-0594-2
    Publication statusPublished - May 2013
    Event2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and International Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013 - Munich, Germany
    Duration: 12 May 201316 May 2013

    Publication series

    NameOnline Conference Digest
    PublisherEuropean Physical Society

    Conference

    Conference2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and International Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013
    Abbreviated titleCLEO/Europe-IQEC 2013
    CountryGermany
    CityMunich
    Period12/05/1316/05/13

    Keywords

    • IOMS-PIT: PHOTONICS INTEGRATION TECHNOLOGY
    • IR-86211
    • METIS-297642
    • EWI-23352

    Cite this

    Chang, L., Ismail, N., de Ridder, R. M., Pollnau, M., & Worhoff, K. (2013). Integrated polymer microlenses for two-dimensional collimation of light from single-mode optical waveguides. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Europe 2013 (pp. Paper CK-10.6). (Online Conference Digest). Mulhouse: European Physical Society (EPS).