An in-plane splitting and coupling device for self-collimation photonic crystals is modeled and fabricated. The measured splitting ratio, 0.57-to-0.43, approximates the simulation result, 0.5-to-0.49. A total coupling efficiency of 86% is shown in the simulation.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
B. Miao, C. Chen, T. Hodson, S. Shi, and D. W. Prather, " Fabrication and Applications of a Novel In-Plane Splitting and Coupling Device," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics for Information Systems, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper IWG7.
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