Abstract

Complete magneto-optical mode conversion was attained in waveguide of diluted magnetic semiconductor Cd1-xMnxTe. The Cd1-xMnxTe waveguide with graded-refractive-index layers showed optical loss below 1 dB/cm, and high magneto-optical figure-of-merit, 200 deg/dB/kG at λ=730 nm.

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