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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Oct. 8, 2012
  • pp: 23108–23116

Broadband and robust optical waveguide devices using coherent tunnelling adiabatic passage

Kelvin Chung, Timothy J. Karle, Masum Rab, Andrew D. Greentree, and Snjezana Tomljenovic-Hanic  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 23108-23116 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.023108


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Abstract

We numerically demonstrate an optical waveguide structure for the coherent tunnelling adiabatic passage of photons. An alternative coupling scheme is used compared to earlier work. We show that a three rib optical waveguide structure is robust to material loss in the intermediate waveguide and variations to the waveguide parameters. We also present a five rib optical waveguide structure that represents a new class of octave spanning power divider.

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OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 7, 2012
Published: September 24, 2012

Citation
Kelvin Chung, Timothy J. Karle, Masum Rab, Andrew D. Greentree, and Snjezana Tomljenovic-Hanic, "Broadband and robust optical waveguide devices using coherent tunnelling adiabatic passage," Opt. Express 20, 23108-23116 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-21-23108


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