The theory is given for polarizing beam splitters made from polished-type directional couplers using anisotropic core material. A comparison is made between these beam splitters and those of the fused, biconical type.
© 1986 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 23, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: January 12, 1986
Published: April 1, 1986
Allan W. Snyder and Andrew J. Stevenson, "Polished-type couplers acting as polarizing beam splitters," Opt. Lett. 11, 254-256 (1986)