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Polarization controllers based on polymer waveguide technology are demonstrated by incorporating thermo-optic birefringence modulators (BMs) and thin-film wave plates. Output polarization states of the polarization controller covering the entire surface of the Poincaré sphere depending on the applied AC and DC signals. See M.-C. Oh, et al., Fig. 6 for details.
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