Anomalous losses in curved waveguides and directional couplers at "magic widths"

Ravi S. Tummidi, Thach Nguyen, Arnan Mitchell, Thomas L. Koch

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4 Scopus citations

Abstract

We show that recently-demonstrated "magic width" designs to mitigate TM-like mode radiation losses in high-index-contrast SOI ridge waveguides are significantly impacted by waveguide curvature and coupling elements, requiring additional care in designing high-Q SOI photonics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008
Pages521-522
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008 - Newport Beach, CA, United States
Duration: Nov 9 2008Nov 13 2008

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
ISSN (Print)1092-8081

Other

Other21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityNewport Beach, CA
Period11/9/0811/13/08

Keywords

  • Guided waves
  • Integrated optic materials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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