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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2005
  • pp: 281–285

Optical isolation in Cd1–xMnxTe magneto-optical waveguide grown on GaAs substrate

Vadym Zayets, Mukul C. Debnath, and Koji Ando  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 281-285 (2005)

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The isolation effect was studied in a Cd1-xMnxTe magneto-optical waveguide grown on a GaAs substrate. By use of prism coupling, an isolation ratio of 20 dB was achieved at λ=740 nm under a magnetic field of 5 kG. The high isolation ratio obtained in the magneto-optical waveguide grown on the semiconductor substrate shows the feasibility of monolithical integration of an optical isolator with semiconductor optoelectronic devices.

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OCIS Codes
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(160.3820) Materials : Magneto-optical materials
(230.2240) Optical devices : Faraday effect
(230.3240) Optical devices : Isolators

Vadym Zayets, Mukul C. Debnath, and Koji Ando, "Optical isolation in Cd_1−xMn_xTe magneto-optical waveguide grown on GaAs substrate," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22, 281-285 (2005)

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