Ring resonator-based single-chip 1x8 optical beam forming network in LPCVD waveguide technology

L. Zhuang, C.G.H. Roeloffzen, Rene Heideman, A. Borreman, Arjan Meijerink, Wim van Etten

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    Abstract

    Optical ring resonators (ORRs) are good candidates to provide continuously tunable delay in beam forming networks (BFNs) for phased array antenna systems. Delay and splitting/combining elements can be integrated on a single optical chip to form an OBFN. A state-of-the-art 1×8 OBFN chip has been fabricated in LPCVD waveguide technology. It is designed with 1 input and 8 outputs, between which a binary-tree topology is used. A different number of ORRs (up to 7) are cascaded for each output. In this paper, the principle of operation is explained and demonstrated by presenting measurements on the 1×8 OBFN chip.
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    Title of host publication11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux
    EditorsA.M.J. Koonen, X.J.M. Leijtens, H.P.A. van den Boom, E.J.M. Verdurmen, J. Molina Vázquez
    Place of PublicationEindhoven, Netherlands
    PublisherIEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter
    Pages45-48
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-90-6144-989-8
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2006
    Event11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2006 - Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Duration: 30 Nov 20061 Dec 2006
    Conference number: 11

    Publication series

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    Number2

    Conference

    Conference11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2006
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEindhoven
    Period30/11/061/12/06

    Keywords

    • IR-66492
    • EWI-7457
    • METIS-238209

    Cite this

    Zhuang, L., Roeloffzen, C. G. H., Heideman, R., Borreman, A., Meijerink, A., & van Etten, W. (2006). Ring resonator-based single-chip 1x8 optical beam forming network in LPCVD waveguide technology. In A. M. J. Koonen, X. J. M. Leijtens, H. P. A. van den Boom, E. J. M. Verdurmen, & J. Molina Vázquez (Eds.), 11th Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux (pp. 45-48). Eindhoven, Netherlands: IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter.