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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3262–3265

Measurement of a compact colorless 3  dB hybrid plasmonic directional coupler

J. Niklas Caspers and Mo Mojahedi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 11, pp. 3262-3265 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003262


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Abstract

We fabricated and measured a compact 3 dB hybrid plasmonic directional coupler for silicon photonics integrated circuits with a length of 21.2 μm. The coupler has a 5050 coupling ratio over a spectral bandwidth of more than 100 nm around a wavelength of 1.55 μm and has an insertion loss of less than 1 dB.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(230.2035) Optical devices : Dispersion compensation devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: March 14, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 21, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 23, 2014
Published: May 27, 2014

Citation
J. Niklas Caspers and Mo Mojahedi, "Measurement of a compact colorless 3  dB hybrid plasmonic directional coupler," Opt. Lett. 39, 3262-3265 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-11-3262


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