We compute the fiber-to-chip coupling efficiency of grating couplers for fiber mode diameters ≤ 10µm. Modeling shows that high coupling efficiency (−1.5dB loss) can be achieved with smaller footprint for fibers with half the mode field diameter of the standard single mode fiber.

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