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Guided - Wave Devices Based On Two - Mode - Interference
Author(s): A. Neyer
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Paper Abstract

The basic element of a two - mode - interference (TMI) device is the two - moded waveguide, which is coupled adiabatically to two single - mode feeding waveguides at the input and output ports, respectivly. As an alternative to the directional coupler (DC), the TMI - principle offers the potential of realising a new class of guided - wave devices: electrooptic switches like the X - switch, wavelength multiplexers and demultiplexers with a wavelength periodic characteristic, passive polarization splitters, as well as polarization independent switches.

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Date Published: 6 December 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0993, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering VI, (6 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.960072
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A. Neyer, Universitat Dortmund (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0993:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering VI
Mark A. Mentzer, Editor(s)

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