OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 36, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 4599–4601

Design of transverse electric ring isolators for ultra-low-loss Si 3 N 4 waveguides based on the finite element method

Paolo Pintus, Fabrizio Di Pasquale, and John E. Bowers  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 23, pp. 4599-4601 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.004599


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (475 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

In this Letter we present the design of a novel (to our best knowledge) integrated TE isolator realized using ultra-low-loss Si 3 N 4 waveguides. The device is made of two straight waveguides coupled to an array of ring resonators including a Ce:YIG garnet grown on their internal side. The analysis demonstrates advantages in loss, isolation, and passband width as the number of rings is increased.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3240) Optical devices : Isolators
(230.3810) Optical devices : Magneto-optic systems
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: August 10, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 8, 2011
Published: November 28, 2011

Citation
Paolo Pintus, Fabrizio Di Pasquale, and John E. Bowers, "Design of transverse electric ring isolators for ultra-low-loss Si3N4waveguides based on the finite element method," Opt. Lett. 36, 4599-4601 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-23-4599


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. T. R. Zaman, X. Guo, and R. J. Ram, J. Lightwave Technol. 26, 291 (2008). [CrossRef]
  2. T. Shintaku, Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 1946 (1998). [CrossRef]
  3. W. Van Parys, B. Moeyersoon, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, M. Vanwolleghem, B. Dagens, J. Decobert, O. Le Gouezigou, D. Make, R. Vanheertum, and L. Lagae, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 071115 (2006). [CrossRef]
  4. T. R. Zaman, X. Guo, and R. J. Ram, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 1359 (2006). [CrossRef]
  5. J. Fujita, M. Levy, R. M. Osgood, L. Wilkens, and H. Dotsch, Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 2158 (2000). [CrossRef]
  6. N. Kono, K. Kakihara, K. Saitoh, and M. Koshiba, Opt. Express 15, 7737 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. Z. Wang and S. Fan, Opt. Lett. 30, 1989 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. W. Śmigaj, J. Romero-Vivas, B. Gralak, L. Magdenko, B. Dagens, and M. Vanwolleghem, Opt. Lett. 35, 568 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. D. Jalas, A. Petrov, M. Krause, J. Hampe, and M. Eich, Opt. Lett. 35, 3438 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. M.-C. Tien, T. Mizumoto, P. Pintus, H. Kromer, and J. E. Bowers, Opt. Express 19, 11740 (2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. J. F. Bauters, M. J. R. Heck, D. John, D. Dai, M.-C. Tien, J. S. Barton, A. Leinse, R-G. Heideman, D. J. Blumenthal, and J. E. Bowers, Opt. Express 19, 3163 (2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. H. Yokoi, Opt. Mater. 31, 189 (2008). [CrossRef]
  13. T. Uno and S. Noge, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 21, 1957 (2001). [CrossRef]
  14. P. Pintus, M.-C. Tien, and J. Bowers, Photon. Technol. Lett. 23, 1670 (2011). [CrossRef]
  15. J. Capmany, P. Muñoz, J. D. Domenech, and M. A. Muriel, Opt. Express 15, 10196 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  16. T. Sekijima, H. Itoh, T. Fujii, K. Wakino, and M. Okada, J. Cryst. Growth 229, 409 (2001). [CrossRef]
  17. P. Bettotti, M. Mancinelli, R. Guider, M. Masi, M. Rao Vanacharla, and L. Pavesi, Opt. Lett. 36, 1473 (2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited