Abstract

Integration of limited photonic crystal (PhC) regions with conventional waveguides (CWGs) having low refractive index contrast preserves the advantages of CWGs while incorporating PhCs to overcome CWG limitations [Optics Express 10, 1334 (2002)]. We present simulation results that demonstrate the promise of this approach to realize very compact planar lightwave circuit elements in low refractive index contrast CWGs.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

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