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Interfacing Photonics to Free-Space via Large-area Inverse-designed Diffraction Elements and Metasurfaces

Published

Author(s)

Alexander Yulaev, Wenqi Zhu, Chad Ropp, Daron Westly, Gregory Simelgor, Cheng Zhang, Henri Lezec, Amit Agrawal, Vladimir Aksyuk

Abstract

Large-area inverse-designed photonic gratings and optical metasurfaces directly couple waveguides to wide free-space modes with custom wavefronts and polarizations in the visible and near-infrared. Design, modeling methods and experimental results are discussed.
Conference Dates
June 6-10, 2021
Conference Location
Washington, DC, US
Conference Title
OFC: Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition

Keywords

integrated photonics, optical metasurfaces, photonic interfaces to free-space

Citation

Yulaev, A. , Zhu, W. , Ropp, C. , Westly, D. , Simelgor, G. , Zhang, C. , Lezec, H. , Agrawal, A. and Aksyuk, V. (2021), Interfacing Photonics to Free-Space via Large-area Inverse-designed Diffraction Elements and Metasurfaces, OFC: Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition, Washington, DC, US, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=932028 (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created June 6, 2021, Updated December 1, 2022