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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 5040–5045

Compact polarization converter in InP-based material

Maria V Kotlyar, Lorenzo Bolla, Michele Midrio, Liam O’Faolain, and Thomas F Krauss  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 5040-5045 (2005)

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We present a polarization converter using one-dimensional grating principles. The device is based on slanted slots etched deeply into an InP/InGaAsP heterostructure. Almost complete polarization conversion, with a 14 dB extinction ratio, is observed for a device less than 2 µm long.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 12, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 15, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

Maria Kotlyar, Lorenzo Bolla, Michele Midrio, Liam O'Faolain, and Thomas Krauss, "Compact polarization converter in InP-based material," Opt. Express 13, 5040-5045 (2005)

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