Dual layer waveguides are used to realize an arbitrary channel shuffler. The channel mapping of two parallel waveguides is determined by the positions of optical vias, which consist of laser processed two 45 degree mirrors.
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Y. Taira and H. Numata, "Arbitrary Shuffler Using Cross-Point Waveguide Mirrors," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWC39.
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