A novel optical waveguide with a layered core, which supports only a single polarization state, is optimized by adjusting the layer compositions and its expected performance is reported by using rigorous numerical methods.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
A. B. Rahman, T. Wongcharoen, W. Boonthittanont, and S. S. Obayya, " Polarization maintaining semiconductor waveguides," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Integrated Photonics Research, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper IFC5.
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