A theoretically predicted concept for a monolithically integrated optical waveguide isolator is experimentally demonstrated for the first time. Preliminary non-reciprocity measurements indicate isolation ratios in the range of the design values, proving the device's potential.
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M. Vanwolleghem, W. Van Parys, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, F. Lelarge, O. Gauthier-Lafaye, B. Thedrez, R. Wirix-Speetjens, and J. De Boeck, "First experimental demonstration of a monolithically integrated InP-based waveguide isolator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuE6.
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