An 8×8 Heterodyne Lens-less OPA Camera

R. Fatemi, B. Abiri, A. Hajimiri

This paper presents an 8×8 optical phased array (OPA) receiver that operates as a lens-less camera using a heterodyne architecture on a thin silicon-photonics integrated SOI substrate. It has a receiving beam width of 0.75° and beam steering range of 8°.