• Re-inventing Multimode Interference Couplers Using Subwavelength Gratings 

      Ortega Moñux, Alejandro; Halir, Robert; Maese Novo, Alejandro; Alonso-Ramos, C.; Zavargo-Peche, Luis; [et al.] (European Physical Society, IEEE, The Optical Society, 2013)
      We use the concept of subwavelength grating (SWG) refractive-index-engineering to propose and experimentally demonstrate a reduced size, slotted 2x2 MMI coupler. We also present an ultra-broadband 2x2 MMI coupler which ...
    • Silicon-on-insulator polarization controller with relaxed fabrication tolerances 

      Sarmiento-Merenguel, J.D; Alonso-Ramos, C.; Halir, Robert; Vivien, L.; Cheben, P.; [et al.] (2014-07-31)
      Polarization control is essential in applications ranging from optical communications to interferometric sensors. The implementation of in- tegrated polarization controllers is challenging as they require polariza- tion ...
    • Subwavelength Index Engineering for SOI Waveguides 

      Halir, Robert; Luque-González, J.M.; Wang, S.; Sarmiento-Merenguel, Jose Darío; Sánchez-Postigo, A.; [et al.] (2016-09-06)
      Photonic structures with a sub-wavelength pitch, small enough to suppress diffraction, can behave as equivalent homogenous materials that can be engineered to exhibit a specific refractive index and dispersion. Here we ...