60.5 dB silicon Mach-Zehnder interferometer using self-optimising beam-splitters

C. M. Wilkes, X. Qiang, J. Wang, R. Santagati, S. Paesani, X. Zhou, P. J. Shadbolt, T. Rudolph, D. A.B. Miller, M. G. Thompson, J. L. O'Brien

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We demonstrate an ultra-high extinction MZI on a reconfigurable silicon photonic chip, using a self-optimising approach to adjust variable beam-splitters. This result paves the way for large-scale integrated photonic quantum information applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2014
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 17 Oct 201621 Oct 2016

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NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States


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