Unified Scattering Parameters formalism in terms of Coupled-Mode Theory for investigating hybrid single-mode/two-mode photonic interconnects
1 FOTON, Systèmes Photoniques, UMR CNRS 6082, Université de Rennes 1, 22305 Lannion, France
2 ENIB, Technopôle Brest-Iroise, CS 73862, 29638 Brest, France
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Published online: 23 March 2017
In terms of Linear Algebra, a directional coupler between a single-mode waveguide and a two-mode waveguide can be thought of as formally equivalent to a set of three mutually coupled single-mode waveguides. Its responses, easily derived in the frame of ternary Coupled-Mode Theory, are used to establish analytically the scattering parameters of a hybrid ring-based modal multiplexer.
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