On the Optimum Design for 1xN Multimode Interference Coupler Based Beam Splitters

Amir Hosseini, David Kwong, Yang Zhang, Yazhao Liu, Ray T. Chen
2010 Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics and Photonics in Switching   unpublished
An analytical formula for optimum 1xN multimode input/output channel width is derived for improved performance based on the insertion loss and output uniformity. Experimental investigation of a SOI based 1x12 MMI confirms the analytical results.
doi:10.1364/iprsn.2010.jtub9 fatcat:nljisehlozefbb4xilck5qg25a