MMI splitters by ion-exchange in glass

Saurav Das, David Geraghty, Seppo Honkanen, Nasser Peyghambarian

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Abstract

This paper shows the demonstration of Multimode Interference (MMI) power splitters with graded index waveguides using ion-exchange technology. Typically these devices have been fabricated using step index waveguides such as silica waveguides on silicon. The advantages of ion-exchange technology and MMI splitters fabricated by ion-exchange are discussed. The design and simulation results for a 1 * 4 MMI splitter are presented and compared to the experimental results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-247
Number of pages9
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume3936
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventIntegrated Optics Devices IV - San Jose, CA, USA
Duration: Jan 24 2000Jan 25 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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