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Depolarization Of Single Mode Channel Waveguides On Lithium Niobate
Author(s): Julian P.G Bristow; Albert C.T. Wey; S. Sriram; Daniel M. Ott
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Paper Abstract

Depolarization of single-mode channel waveguides on lithium niobate has been measured at a wavelength of 1.3 microns. Y-cut waveguides depolarize in a linear manner, as predicted by theory. Z-cut guides exhibit more random depolarization which is independent of surface roughness, while z-propagating guides exhibit exhibit the largest depolarization. Depolarization is found to be independent of waveguide width.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0835, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V, (10 March 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942358
Show Author Affiliations
Julian P.G Bristow, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
Albert C.T. Wey, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
S. Sriram, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)
Daniel M. Ott, Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0835:
Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering V
Mark A. Mentzer, Editor(s)

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