11.4dB optical isolation combined with forward transparency is demonstrated on a TM-mode amplifying AlGaInAs/InP optical waveguide isolator operating at 1300nm. Basis for this isolator configuration is non-reciprocal absorption caused by the magneto-optic Kerr effect.
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W. Van Parys, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, B. Dagens, J. Decobert, O. Le Gouezigou, D. Make, R. Vanheertum, and L. Lagae, " 11.4dB Isolation on an Amplifying AlGaInAs/InP Optical Waveguide Isolator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFA2.
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