Use of oxidized AlxGa1-xAs layers for low loss metal clad waveguides and polarization splitters

BEK A., Aydinli A., Champlain J., Naone R., Dagli N.

9th European Conference on Integrated Optics and Technical Exhibition, Turin, Italy, 13 - 16 April 1999, pp.491-494 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Turin
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.491-494
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


Very low loss single mode optical waveguides with metal electrodes are fabricated using wet-oxidized AlxGa1-xAs layers as upper cladding. Optical polarization splitters are also designed and compared with conventional designs.