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Accurate modeling of polarization conversion in single or multiple curved waveguide sections
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Paper Abstract

Using a rigorous full vectorial beam propagation model, based on the versatile finite element scheme, a novel design of polarization converters based on single or multiple curved waveguide sections is presented. The performance of the polarization rotator is evaluated and optimized in terms of the polarization conversion ratio, the device length and the scattering losses. Also, a study of the sensitivity of the device performance, with respect to different fabrication parameters has also been performed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4833, Applications of Photonic Technology 5, (17 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.473807
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S. S. A. Obayya, City Univ., London (United Kingdom)
B. M. Azizur Rahman, City Univ., London (United Kingdom)
Kenneth T. V. Grattan, City Univ., London (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4833:
Applications of Photonic Technology 5

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