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Polarization effects in silicon-clad optical waveguidesBy changing the thickness of a semiconductor cladding layer deposited on a planar dielectric waveguide, the TE or TM propagating modes may be selectively attenuated. This polarization effect is due to the periodic coupling between the lossless propagating modes of the dielectric slab waveguide and the lossy modes of the cladding layer. Experimental tests involving silicon claddings show high selectivity for either polarization.
Document ID
19840064081
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Carson, R. F. (Virginia Univ. Charlottesville, VA, United States)
Batchman, T. E. (Virginia, University Charlottesville, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: Applied Optics
Volume: 23
ISSN: 0003-6935
Subject Category
OPTICS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other