Simulation and design of arrayed waveguide gratings for InP membranes using an efficient numerical method and improved shallow to deep transitions

  • B. GargalloEmail author
  • Y. Jiao
  • P. Muñoz
  • J. van der Tol
  • X. Leijtens
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  1. Optical Wave & Waveguide Theory and Numerical Modelling 2015


We analyze the arrayed waveguide grating response on indium phosphide (InP) membranes on silicon (IMOS) technology. The model is based on an analytical approach (Kleijn et al. in Nat Photon 1:303–305, 2013) that provides a better accuracy than the Gaussian approximation for similar simulation times. Improved shallow to deep transitions to avoid possible layer misalignments are also presented and simulated.


Arrayed waveguide grating Integrated optics devices Wave optics 



B. Gargallo acknowledges financial support through FPI Grant BES-2011-046100.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Gargallo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Y. Jiao
    • 2
  • P. Muñoz
    • 1
  • J. van der Tol
    • 2
  • X. Leijtens
    • 2
  1. 1.iTEAM Research InstituteUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.COBRA Research InstituteEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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