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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2012
  • pp: 737–739

Silicon Raman polarizer

Victor V. Kozlov and Stefan Wabnitz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 4, pp. 737-739 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000737


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Abstract

We theoretically investigate the polarization properties of Raman amplifiers based on silicon-on-insulator waveguides, and show that it is possible to realize a waveguide Raman polarizer. The Raman polarizer is a special type of Raman amplifier with the property of producing an amplified and highly repolarized beam when it is fed by a relatively weak and unpolarized signal.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: October 11, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 2, 2012
Published: February 15, 2012

Citation
Victor V. Kozlov and Stefan Wabnitz, "Silicon Raman polarizer," Opt. Lett. 37, 737-739 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-4-737


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