Flip-chip approach to endfire coupling between single-mode optical fibres and channel waveguides

Flip-chip approach to endfire coupling between single-mode optical fibres and channel waveguides

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We report a practical approach to the positioning of a number of single-mode fibres for endfire coupling to channel waveguides. Boivin's approach has been extended to a flip-chip configuration which permits its use with substrates other than silicon.


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