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Article title ADIABATIC INTEGRATED-OPTIC TE/ТМ SPLITTERS
Authors M.M. Vekshin, O.A. Culish, F.G. Khisamov, N.A. Yacovenko
Section SECTION V. MODELLING OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS
Month, Year 07, 2012 @en
Index UDC 621.383
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Abstract Integrated-optic TE/TM mode polarization splitters, based on ion-exchange waveguides in glass with additional nanometer-size films, are proposed. The splitters working principle is based on modal birefringence of asymmetric Y-splitters with cladding layers of high-index dielectric isotropic material. The results of parameters calculation, made by finite-difference beam propagation method, are presented. The splitting ratio between channels is 28 dB for TE-polarized waves and 25 dB for TM-polarized waves, inserted losses for both polarizations are less than 0.05 dB.

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Keywords Integrated optics; polarization splitter; modal birefringence; beam propagation method.
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