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Design of multilayered SiON strip waveguide for polarizer applications
Author(s): Vishnu Priye; Janardan Prasad; . Anamika
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Paper Abstract

A four layered strip waveguide grown on silicon substrate and having a silicon oxynitride (SiON) guiding film with silicon oxide (SiO2) as buffer and cover is proposed and analyzed through transfer matrix formulation and effective index method. Dependence of polarization characteristic on waveguide parameters such as refractive index of SiON, buffer thickness and aspect ratio (b/a) of the strip waveguide are investigated. It is shown that by selecting an optimal combination of different waveguide parameters, a TE-mode polarizer having polarization extinction ratio of 200 dB and insertion loss of less than 1 dB/cm can be realized.

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Date Published: 2 February 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8264, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XVI, 82640K (2 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.907921
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Vishnu Priye, Indian School Of Mines (India)
Janardan Prasad, Indian School Of Mines (India)
. Anamika, Indian School Of Mines (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8264:
Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XVI
Jean Emmanuel Broquin; Gualtiero Nunzi Conti, Editor(s)

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