We propose an ultra-small polarization splitter based on a resonant tunneling phenomenon. Numerical simulations show that a 16-?m-long polarization splitter with extinction ratio better than -20 dB on the entire C-band is achievable.
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M. Komatsu, K. Saitoh, K. Kakihara, and M. Koshiba, "Design of Ultra-Small Polarization Splitter Based on a Resonant Coupling between Silicon Wire and Slot Waveguides," in Advances in Optical Sciences Congress, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IMD5.
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