Novel Zero-order arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) based polarization splitters in the silicon-on-insulator platform are reported and experimentally demonstrated. These passive devices employ the cladding-induced stress for achieving the polarization splitting function.

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Conference 2007 4th International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2007
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Ye, W.N, Xu, D.-X. (Dan-Xia), Janz, S. (Siegfried), Waldron, P. (Philip), Caballero, J.A. (Juan A.), Cheben, P., & Tarr, N.G. (2007). Wavelength independent SOI polarization splitter based on zero-order arrayed waveguide gratings. Presented at the 2007 4th International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2007.