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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 11 — May. 30, 2005
  • pp: 4180–4184

Demonstration of mode conversion using anti-symmetric waveguide Bragg gratings

Jose M. Castro, David F. Geraghty, Seppo Honkanen, Christoph M. Greiner, Dmitri Iazikov, and Thomas W. Mossberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 11, pp. 4180-4184 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.004180


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a novel grating which only produces reflection with mode conversion in a two-mode waveguide. That characteristic can improve the performance of optical devices that currently use tilted Bragg gratings to provide the mode conversion. Tilted Bragg gratings produce also reflections without mode conversion which increases noise and crosstalk of the optical device.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 2, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2005
Published: May 30, 2005

Citation
Jose Castro, David F. Geraghty, Seppo Honkanen, Christoph M. Greiner, Dmitri Iazikov, and Thomas W. Mossberg, "Demonstration of mode conversion using anti-symmetric waveguide Bragg gratings," Opt. Express 13, 4180-4184 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-11-4180


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