Antiresonant reflecting optical waveguides in SiO2-Si multilayer structures

Duguay, M. A.; Kokubun, Y.; Koch, T. L.; Pfeiffer, Loren
July 1986
Applied Physics Letters;7/7/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
A new type of optical waveguide utilizing an antiresonant reflector is described. Implementation in the SiO2-Si system gave losses as low as 0.4 dB/cm for the TE mode. The TM mode loss is >60 dB/cm, making the device an excellent planar technology integrated optic polarizer.


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