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Coupling Integrated Optical Polarizers To Optical Fiber Sensors And Systems
Author(s): J.P. G. Bristow
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Paper Abstract

The extinction ratio of integrated optical stripe waveguide polarizers fabricated with silicon monoxide/aluminum overlays has been measured. Values in excess of 50 dB were recorded. The effect on fiber waveguide misalignment has been determined for a range of waveguide polarizer widths and the effect of waveguide width on extinction ratio investigated. For a given polarizer system, an optimum waveguide width is found to exist.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 1987
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0704, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering IV, (10 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937214
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J.P. G. Bristow, Allied Amphenol Products (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0704:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering IV
Mark A. Mentzer; Sriram Sriram, Editor(s)

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