Antiresonant reflecting optical waveguides in SiO2-Si multilayer structures

M. A. Duguay, Y. Kokubun, T. L. Koch, Loren Pfeiffer

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A new type of optical waveguide utilizing an antiresonant reflector is described. Implementation in the SiO2-Si system gave losses as low as 0.4 dB/cm for the TE mode. The TM mode loss is >60 dB/cm, making the device an excellent planar technology integrated optic polarizer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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