Novel Mach-Zehnder interferometer based polarization splitters in the silicon-on-insulator platform are reported and fabricated. These passive devices employ cladding stress induced birefringence to achieve polarization splitting or filtering function.

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Conference 2006 3rd IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2006
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Ye, W.N, Xu, D.-X. (Dan-Xia), Janz, S. (Siegfried), Waldron, P. (Philip), & Tarr, N.G. (2006). Stress-induced SOI polarization splitter based on Mach-Zehnder Interferometers (MZI). Presented at the 2006 3rd IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2006.