A novel waveguide coupler configuration consisting of two identical antiresonant reflecting optical waveguides is presented. The coupling length is a periodic function of the waveguide separation, and therefore a remote coupler can be realized.
© 1991 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 10, 1990
Published: June 1, 1991
M. Mann, U. Trutschel, C. Wächter, L. Leine, and F. Lederer, "Directional coupler based on an antiresonant reflecting optical waveguide," Opt. Lett. 16, 805-807 (1991)