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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 33 — Nov. 20, 2002
  • pp: 7037–7044

Design issues of a multimode interference-based 3-dB splitter

Christos Themistos and B. M. Azizur Rahman  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 33, pp. 7037-7044 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.007037


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Abstract

We have investigated important issues such as the power loss, the loss imbalance the fabrication tolerances, and the wavelength dependence for the design of a multimode interference-based 3-dB splitter on deeply etched InP waveguides under general, restricted, and symmetric interference mechanisms. For this investigation, we used the finite-element-based beam propagation approach. Results are presented.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

History
Original Manuscript: January 25, 2002
Revised Manuscript: July 16, 2002
Published: November 20, 2002

Citation
Christos Themistos and B. M. Azizur Rahman, "Design issues of a multimode interference-based 3-dB splitter," Appl. Opt. 41, 7037-7044 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-33-7037


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