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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13063–13072

A tunable polarization diversity silicon photonics filter

Jing Zhang, Huijuan Zhang, Shiyi Chen, Mingbin Yu, Guo Qiang Lo, and Dim Lee Kwong  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13063-13072 (2011)

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A tunable polarization diversity silicon waveguide based optical filter was demonstrated. With the polarization diversity scheme, less than 0.5dB polarization dependent loss of the silicon optical filter was achieved in the wavelength range from 1525nm to 1600nm. The insertion loss of the whole polarization diversity circuits is 6.3dB. The extinction ratio of the optical filter is more than 27dB.

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(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

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Original Manuscript: February 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 24, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 29, 2011
Published: June 22, 2011

Jing Zhang, Huijuan Zhang, Shiyi Chen, Mingbin Yu, Guo Qiang Lo, and Dim Lee Kwong, "A tunable polarization diversity silicon photonics filter," Opt. Express 19, 13063-13072 (2011)

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