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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 25 — Dec. 15, 2003
  • pp: 3425–3430

Polarization splitter/combiner in high index contrast Bragg reflector waveguides

E. Simova and I. Golub  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 25, pp. 3425-3430 (2003)

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Novel designs of polarization devices based on Bragg reflector waveguides in a high index contrast silicon-on-insulator (SOI) platform have been proposed. Brewster angle condition is incorporated in the periodic structures. Numerical simulations with a 3D semivectorial beam propagation method demonstrate the device performance as TE mode polarizer with high TE to TM extinction ratio and TE/TM mode polarization splitter and combiner with high polarization splitting efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: October 7, 2003
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2003
Published: December 15, 2003

Eli Simova and I. Golub, "Polarization splitter/combiner in high index contrast Bragg reflector waveguides," Opt. Express 11, 3425-3430 (2003)

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