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Novel wavelength switch with 2x2 MMI SOI photonic crystal inside
Author(s): Shyh-Lin Tsao; Huang-Chen Guo; Yi-Jr Chen
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we design a novel 2x2 silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wavelength switch photonic crystal included multimode interference waveguide design. With the changes of refractive index of photonic crystal, we can perform the switching function. Applying the configuration of Y branches, the input and output waveguides can be easily laterally separated for direct coupling to fiber without S- bending structure. The 1.55 micrometers wavelength will be switched at different output ports. The output mode patterns and light propagations are simulated by using beam propagation method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4453, Materials and Devices for Photonic Circuits II, (6 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447646
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Shyh-Lin Tsao, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)
Huang-Chen Guo, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)
Yi-Jr Chen, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4453:
Materials and Devices for Photonic Circuits II
Mario Nicola Armenise, Editor(s)

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