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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1984
  • pp: 1079–1081

TE-to-TM mode conversion in La- and Ga-substituted YIG waveguide by alternating-coupling coefficient

Yasuyuki Okamura, Masayuki Watanabe, and Sadahiko Yamamoto  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. 1079-1081 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.001079


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Abstract

In this paper, we describe here the experimental results of TE-to-TM mode conversion in YIG magnetooptical waveguide by the alternating-coupling coefficient method, which is a reciprocal method for the Δβ reversal in electrooptic devices. We can obtain up to 93% conversion efficiency using this method, which is 75% in the case of the uniform coupling.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 21, 1983
Published: April 1, 1984

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Yasuyuki Okamura, Masayuki Watanabe, and Sadahiko Yamamoto, "TE-to-TM mode conversion in La- and Ga-substituted YIG waveguide by alternating-coupling coefficient," Appl. Opt. 23, 1079-1081 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-7-1079


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