Complete magneto-optical mode conversion was attained in waveguide of diluted magnetic semiconductor Cd1-xMnxTe. The Cd1-xMnxTe waveguide with graded-refractive-index layers showed optical loss below 1 dB/cm, and high magneto-optical figure-of-merit, 200 deg/dB/kG at λ=730 nm.
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V. Zayets, M. Debnath, and K. Ando, "Cd1-xMnxTe magneto-optical waveguide on GaAs substrate for monolithical integration of optical isolator," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CFH3.
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