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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2011
  • pp: 3630–3632

Broadband integrated polarization beam splitter with surface plasmon

C.-L. Zou, F.-W. Sun, C.-H. Dong, X.-F. Ren, J.-M. Cui, X.-D. Chen, Z.-F. Han, and G.-C. Guo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 18, pp. 3630-3632 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.003630


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Abstract

A broadband integrated waveguide polarization beam splitter consisting of a metal nanoribbon and two dielectric waveguides is proposed and numerically investigated. This surface plasmon based device provides a unique approach for polarization sensitive manipulation of light in an integrated circuit and will be essential for future classical and quantum information processes.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(130.5440) Integrated optics : Polarization-selective devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 21, 2011
Published: September 14, 2011

Citation
C.-L. Zou, F.-W. Sun, C.-H. Dong, X.-F. Ren, J.-M. Cui, X.-D. Chen, Z.-F. Han, and G.-C. Guo, "Broadband integrated polarization beam splitter with surface plasmon," Opt. Lett. 36, 3630-3632 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-18-3630


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