Photonic wire splitters have been designed using topology optimization. The splitters have been fabricated in silicon-on-insulator material and display broadband low loss performance in a bandwidth larger than 100 nm.
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(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
L. H. Frandsen, P. I. Borel, J. S. Jensen, and O. Sigmund, "Topology Optimized Photonic Wire Splitters," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMV4.
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