Driving on an analogy with the technique of composite pulses in quantum physics, we theoretically propose a broadband Faraday rotator and thus a broadband optical isolator, which is composed of sequences of ordinary Faraday rotators and achromatic quarter-wave plates rotated at the predetermined angles.
© 2013 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 8, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 7, 2012
Published: January 1, 2013
Michał Berent, Andon A. Rangelov, and Nikolay V. Vitanov, "Broadband Faraday isolator," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 30, 149-153 (2013)