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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 21 — Oct. 17, 2005
  • pp: 8390–8399

Direct UV-written broadband directional planar waveguide couplers

Massimo Olivero and Mikael Svalgaard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 21, pp. 8390-8399 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.008390


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Abstract

We report the fabrication of broadband directional couplers by direct UV-writing. The fabrication process is shown to be beneficial, robust and flexible. The components are compact and show superior performance in terms of loss and broadband operation.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(260.7190) Physical optics : Ultraviolet
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering

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History
Original Manuscript: August 23, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 27, 2005
Published: October 17, 2005

Citation
Massimo Olivero and Mikael Svalgaard, "Direct UV-written broadband directional planar waveguide couplers," Opt. Express 13, 8390-8399 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-21-8390


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