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Multimode interference device with side input/output ports

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A multimode interference device and a method of configuring the same comprises a multimode interference region having a major axis; and a plurality of ports connected to a side portion of the multimode interference region, wherein the side portion is positioned in a direction other than perpendicular to the major axis.

Inventors: 
Mackie, David M.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Optics
FIle Date: 
2006-03-01
Grant Date: 
2010-06-08
Grant time: 
1,560 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
28
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY