Design of a compact SOI polarization rotator for mid-IR application

Barh, A., Pal, B. P., Varshney, R. K. & Rahman, B. M. (2012). Design of a compact SOI polarization rotator for mid-IR application. CODEC 2012 - 5th International Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/CODEC.2012.6509320

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Abstract

Design of a compact polarization rotator (PR) exploiting power coupling through phase matching between the TM mode of a strip waveguide (WG) and TE mode of a vertical slot WG is presented. Optimized cross sectional dimensions of the coupler have been achieved to use this device as a compact PR at 3 μm wavelength with device length of just 2 mm. We also investigate the device performance at the operating wavelength (λ) = 1.55 μm.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: component; Polarization selective device; Si-oninsulator (SOI) waveguides; slot waveguides
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences > Engineering
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/12219

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