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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 4 — Feb. 24, 2014
  • pp: 4493–4498

Silicon photonics broadband modulation-based isolator

C. R. Doerr, L. Chen, and D. Vermeulen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 4493-4498 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.004493


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Abstract

We discuss an optical isolator design based on tandem phase modulators in a long interferometer. It provides low-loss, broadband isolation in a photonic integrated circuit without requiring special materials or fabrication steps. It was demonstrated in silicon photonics.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.3240) Optical devices : Isolators

ToC Category:
Waveguide and Optoelectronic Devices

History
Original Manuscript: November 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 2014
Published: February 20, 2014

Virtual Issues
European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (2013) Optics Express

Citation
C. R. Doerr, L. Chen, and D. Vermeulen, "Silicon photonics broadband modulation-based isolator," Opt. Express 22, 4493-4498 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-4-4493


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