We review the use of cladding stress to control the polarization properties in SOI waveguide components. Simulation and experimental results on polarization-independent AWGs and ring resonators, as well as polarization splitter and filters are presented.

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Conference Integrated Photonics Research and Applications, IPRA 2006
Xu, D.-X. (D. X.), Ye, W.N, Cheben, P. (P.), Delâge, A. (A.), Janz, S. (S.), Lamontagne, B. (B.), … Post, E. (E.). (2006). FEM simulation assisted stress engineering for polarization control in SOI waveguide components. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.