Abstract

Low-loss integrated-optical polarizers and analyzers are introduced for use with single-mode LiNbO3 and glass waveguides. Extinction ratios of 35 dB are experimentally obtained with no additional transmission losses.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]

1978 (1)

T. Findakly and C. L. Chen, Appl. Opt. 17, 469 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1974 (2)

I. P. Kaminow, W. L. Mammel, and H. P. Weber, Appl. Opt. 13, 396 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Uehara, T. Izawa, and H. Nakagome, Appl. Opt. 13, 1753 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1972 (3)

T. Takano and J. Hamasaki, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 206 (1972).
[CrossRef]

E. Garmire and H. Stoll, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 763 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Y. Suematsu, M. Hahuta, and K. Chibe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 21, 291 (1972).
[CrossRef]

1971 (1)

See, for example, P. K. Tien, Appl. Opt. 10, 2395 (1971).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1970 (1)

P. K. Tien and R. Ulrich, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 60, 1325 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Chen, C. L.

T. Findakly and C. L. Chen, Appl. Opt. 17, 469 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chibe, K.

Y. Suematsu, M. Hahuta, and K. Chibe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 21, 291 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Findakly, T.

T. Findakly and C. L. Chen, Appl. Opt. 17, 469 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Garmire, E.

E. Garmire and H. Stoll, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 763 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Hahuta, M.

Y. Suematsu, M. Hahuta, and K. Chibe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 21, 291 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Hamasaki, J.

T. Takano and J. Hamasaki, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 206 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Izawa, T.

S. Uehara, T. Izawa, and H. Nakagome, Appl. Opt. 13, 1753 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kaminow, I. P.

I. P. Kaminow, W. L. Mammel, and H. P. Weber, Appl. Opt. 13, 396 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Mammel, W. L.

I. P. Kaminow, W. L. Mammel, and H. P. Weber, Appl. Opt. 13, 396 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nakagome, H.

S. Uehara, T. Izawa, and H. Nakagome, Appl. Opt. 13, 1753 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Stoll, H.

E. Garmire and H. Stoll, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 763 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Suematsu, Y.

Y. Suematsu, M. Hahuta, and K. Chibe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 21, 291 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Takano, T.

T. Takano and J. Hamasaki, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 206 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Tien, P. K.

See, for example, P. K. Tien, Appl. Opt. 10, 2395 (1971).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. K. Tien and R. Ulrich, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 60, 1325 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Uehara, S.

S. Uehara, T. Izawa, and H. Nakagome, Appl. Opt. 13, 1753 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ulrich, R.

P. K. Tien and R. Ulrich, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 60, 1325 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Weber, H. P.

I. P. Kaminow, W. L. Mammel, and H. P. Weber, Appl. Opt. 13, 396 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Other (8)

I. P. Kaminow, W. L. Mammel, and H. P. Weber, Appl. Opt. 13, 396 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. Takano and J. Hamasaki, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 206 (1972).
[CrossRef]

E. Garmire and H. Stoll, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 763 (1972).
[CrossRef]

T. Findakly and C. L. Chen, Appl. Opt. 17, 469 (1978).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Suematsu, M. Hahuta, and K. Chibe, Appl. Phys. Lett. 21, 291 (1972).
[CrossRef]

S. Uehara, T. Izawa, and H. Nakagome, Appl. Opt. 13, 1753 (1974).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. K. Tien and R. Ulrich, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 60, 1325 (1970).
[CrossRef]

See, for example, P. K. Tien, Appl. Opt. 10, 2395 (1971).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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Figures (1)

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Fig. 1

Possible configurations and orientations for constructing polarizers and analyzers in single-mode LiNbO3 and glass waveguides.

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P ( z ) = P ( o ) exp ( 2 S z ) .
S = e γ d sin ( 2 ϕ 12 ) sin ( 2 ϕ 32 ) / ( W eff tan θ 1 ) ,
tan ϕ 12 = ( n 1 2 sin 2 θ 1 n 2 2 ) 1 / 2 / ( n 1 cos θ 1 )
tan ϕ 12 = n 1 2 ( n 1 2 sin 2 θ 1 n 2 2 ) 1 / 2 / ( n 2 2 n 1 cos θ 1 )
β = ( 2 π / λ ) n 1 sin θ 1 .

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