Integrated optical circuit comprising a polarization convertor

C. Dam, van (Inventor), H. Heidrich (Inventor), K.M. Hamacher (Inventor), C.A.M. Steenbergen (Inventor), M.K. Smit (Inventor), C.M. Weinert (Inventor), Philips (Inventor)

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Abstract

An integrated optical circuit includes a first device and a second device, which devices are connected by a polarization convertor. The polarization convertor includes a curved section of a waveguide, integrated in the optical circuit. The curved section may have several differently curved subsections. The conversion ratio is determined in part by the radius of curvature of the curved subsections as well as by the number of transitions between subsections.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Bibliographical note

Patent US5838844 1998-11-17 ; EP0792469 1997-09-03 ; WO9711396 1997-03-27 ; JP10509536T 1998-09-14

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