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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2011
  • pp: 2489–2495

Periodic Anticoupling Structures for Parallel Optical Waveguides on LiNbO3

Nicolas Grossard, Jérôme Hauden, and Henri Porte

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, Issue 16, pp. 2489-2495 (2011)

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We report the design and the fabrication of an anticoupling structure allowing to bring close waveguides without inducing evanescent coupling between them. This method, inspired from a well-known phenomenon of quantum physics, consists in the introduction of a periodic perturbation of the waveguide structure. The aim is to optimize the relative position of the waveguides to the electrodes so as to increase the electro-optical overlaps, in particular in lithium niobate integrated modulator (LiNbO3).

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Nicolas Grossard, Jérôme Hauden, and Henri Porte, "Periodic Anticoupling Structures for Parallel Optical Waveguides on LiNbO3," J. Lightwave Technol. 29, 2489-2495 (2011)

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