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Based on self-imaging phenomenon multiple coupled heterostructure photonic crystal waveguides power splitter
Author(s): Xu-ming Xu; Wei Li; Ling Tao
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Paper Abstract

A novel power splitter based on self-imaging phenomenon in multimode heterostructure is designed and analyzed. Such a photonic crystal waveguide is a structure combining square and hexagonal photonic crystal lattices. The size and transmission of our designed new power splitter is much smaller and higher in comparison with the conventional MMI power splitter. The device can be applied to optical communication systems and be integrated easily with other optical devices. The finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method is adopted for the numerical simulation of related structure. This approach can be extended to novel design of MMI device based on photonic crystals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7136, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI, 71364G (11 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.803473
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Xu-ming Xu, Nanchang Univ. (China)
Wei Li, Nanchang Univ. (China)
Ling Tao, Nanchang Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7136:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI
Ken-ichi Kitayama; Pierpaolo C. Ghiggino; Kim Roberts; Yikai Su, Editor(s)

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