Integrated optical polarization filtration via sculptured-thin-film technology

Martin W. McCall, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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Abstract

The viability of combining chiral sculptured thin films with a standard Mach-Zehnder fibre interferometer to produce a passive, lossless, inline, polarization router and combiner is demonstrated. The spectral response of the device is calculated with respect to the input of orthogonal polarizations which are shown to be either efficiently routed to different output ports or combined at one port.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2179-2184
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Modern Optics
Volume48
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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