Polarization control and its application to waveguide devices

J.J.G.M. Tol, van der, L.M. Augustin, U. Khalique, M.K. Smit

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Abstract

Photonic integration has, by its nature as a planar technology, its own problems with the polarization of light. Without additional measures the performance of devices will become polarization dependent. Control of the polarization state can stabilize the operation of circuits. However, control also enables the use of polarization as an extra degree of freedom to obtain useful functionalities. In this paper an overview will be given of our work on polarization control in InP-based photonic integrated circuits. Furthermore, applications using these techniques will be discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 13th Microoptics Conference (MOC 2007), 28-31 October 2007, Takamatsu, Japan
Place of PublicationTakamatsu, Japan
Pages48-51
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Eventconference; 13th Microoptics Conference 2007; 2007-10-28; 2007-10-31 -
Duration: 28 Oct 200731 Oct 2007

Conference

Conferenceconference; 13th Microoptics Conference 2007; 2007-10-28; 2007-10-31
Period28/10/0731/10/07
Other13th Microoptics Conference 2007

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