Out-of-Plane Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon Photonics Integration with Optical MRAM Technology

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Out-of-Plane Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon Photonics Integration with Optical MRAM Technology. / Becker, Hanna Brigitte; Krückel, Clemens J. ; Van Thourhout, Dries; Heck, Martijn.

In: IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 26, No. 2, 8300408, 2020, p. 1-8.

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Becker, HB, Krückel, CJ, Van Thourhout, D & Heck, M 2020, 'Out-of-Plane Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon Photonics Integration with Optical MRAM Technology', IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 26, no. 2, 8300408, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2933805

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Becker, H. B., Krückel, C. J., Van Thourhout, D., & Heck, M. (2020). Out-of-Plane Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon Photonics Integration with Optical MRAM Technology. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 26(2), 1-8. [8300408]. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2933805

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Becker HB, Krückel CJ, Van Thourhout D, Heck M. 2020. Out-of-Plane Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon Photonics Integration with Optical MRAM Technology. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 26(2):1-8. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2933805

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Becker HB, Krückel CJ, Van Thourhout D, Heck M. Out-of-Plane Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon Photonics Integration with Optical MRAM Technology. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 2020;26(2):1-8. 8300408. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTQE.2019.2933805

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Becker, Hanna Brigitte ; Krückel, Clemens J. ; Van Thourhout, Dries ; Heck, Martijn. / Out-of-Plane Focusing Grating Couplers for Silicon Photonics Integration with Optical MRAM Technology. In: IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 2020 ; Vol. 26, No. 2. pp. 1-8.

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