Affiliation: Kyoto University
- Robust optimization of adiabatic tapers for coupling to slow-light photonic-crystal waveguidesArdavan Oskooi
Department of Electronic Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615 8510, Japan
Opt Express 20:21558-75. 2012..We ground these numerical results in an analytical foundation by deriving the scaling relationships between taper length, taper smoothness, and group velocity with the help of an exact equivalence with Fourier analysis...