Abstract

A thermo-optic switch with low insertion-loss and high isolation was realized using a polymeric Y-branching waveguide. The partitioned heater greatly improves the isolation. Over 40dB isolation was achieved with the low insertion loss of 1.8dB.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

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