Blueprint of A Defect Tolerant Waveguide Isolator based on Unidirectional Surface Waves

TitleBlueprint of A Defect Tolerant Waveguide Isolator based on Unidirectional Surface Waves
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsAnshuman Kumar, Matt Klug, Jin-hong Choi, Jin Wang, Nicholas X. Fang
Conference NameFrontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII
PublisherOptical Society of America
KeywordsInhomogeneous optical media, Magneto-optical materials
Abstract

We propose a scheme for defect tolerant broadband waveguide isolator in microwave & optical frequencies. By restricting bulk mode in the system, we obtain high values of isolation ratio, verified by finite element simulations in the microwave range.

URLhttp://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=FiO-2011-FMG7
DOI10.1364/FIO.2011.FMG7