TITLE

Elimination of cross talk in optical directional couplers

AUTHOR(S)
Haus, H. A.; Whitaker, N. A.
PUB. DATE
January 1985
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;Jan1985, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Waveguide directional couplers may suffer from incomplete isolation between channels due to unequal excitation of symmetric and antisymmetric coupler modes. This letter shows that tapering may be used to eliminate cross talk while maintaining negligible radiation and reflection loss.
ACCESSION #
9817315

 

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