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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 2012
  • pp: 5917–5920

Nonreciprocal optical divider based on two-dimensional photonic crystal and magneto-optical cavity

Victor Dmitriev and Marcelo N. Kawakatsu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 24, pp. 5917-5920 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.005917


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Abstract

We suggest and analyze a new nonreciprocal optical device based on two-dimensional photonic crystal and a magneto-optical cavity that simultaneously fulfills two functions: division of the input signal and isolation of the input port from two output ones. At the central frequency, the division of the signal between the output ports is 3dB and the isolation of the input port from the output ones is about 25dB. For the level 20dB of this isolation, the calculated bandwidth is around 100 GHz at the wavelength 1.5 μm.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: May 8, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 12, 2012
Published: August 16, 2012

Citation
Victor Dmitriev and Marcelo N. Kawakatsu, "Nonreciprocal optical divider based on two-dimensional photonic crystal and magneto-optical cavity," Appl. Opt. 51, 5917-5920 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-24-5917


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