An ultrasmall device size optical interleaver based on directional coupler waveguides in two-dimensional photonic crystals (PCs) is proposed.
The numerical results show that the proposed PCs waveguide structure could really function as an interleaver with the central wavelength
© 2007 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 26, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 11, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2007
Published: October 5, 2007
Yaw-Dong Wu, Min-Lin Huang, and Tien-Tsorng Shih, "Optical interleavers based on two-dimensional photonic crystals," Appl. Opt. 46, 7212-7217 (2007)