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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 1 — Jan. 10, 2011
  • pp: 012301–

Design and analysis of a novel tunable optical power splitter

Xionggui Tang, Jinkun Liao, Heping Li, Lin Zhang, Rongguo Lu, and Yongzhi Liu  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 012301- (2011)

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A novel tunable optical power splitter, with a Y-branch waveguide based on the total internal reflection and a microprism with tunable index refraction, is presented. Numerical simulation of its optical performance shows that a high dynamic range, low optical loss, and relatively low wavelength-dependence can be achieved. This component offers numerous advantages such as ease for fabrication, low cost, and compact size, which are very useful for potential application in integrated optical devices.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.1750) Integrated optics : Components
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(130.5460) Integrated optics : Polymer waveguides

Xionggui Tang, Jinkun Liao, Heping Li, Lin Zhang, Rongguo Lu, and Yongzhi Liu, "Design and analysis of a novel tunable optical power splitter," Chin. Opt. Lett. 9, 012301- (2011)

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