The coupling length of directional couplers was polarization strongly dependent, especially for the waveguide tap. A 12-μm-thick silicon-on-insulator waveguide combined with the bending effect on directional couplers could minimize the polarization-dependent-loss to 0.15dB for monitoring.

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