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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 36, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2011
  • pp: 2327–2329

Nonunity permeability in metamaterial-based GaInAsP/InP multimode interferometers

T. Amemiya, T. Shindo, D. Takahashi, S. Myoga, N. Nishiyama, and S. Arai  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 12, pp. 2327-2329 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.002327


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Abstract

We demonstrated an InP-based optical multimode interferometer (MMI) combined with metamaterials consisting of minute split-ring resonators (SRRs) arrayed on the MMI. The MMI could operate at an optical fiber communication wavelength of 1.5 μm . Magnetic resonance occurred between the SRR metamaterial and light at 1.5 μm , and the relative permeability of the metamaterial increased to 2.4 around this wavelength. This result shows that it is possible to use new materials with nonunity permeability to construct semiconductor-based photonic devices.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 30, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2011
Published: June 15, 2011

Citation
T. Amemiya, T. Shindo, D. Takahashi, S. Myoga, N. Nishiyama, and S. Arai, "Nonunity permeability in metamaterial-based GaInAsP/InP multimode interferometers," Opt. Lett. 36, 2327-2329 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-12-2327


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