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


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.