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Table 2

Overview of the coupler properties.

3.39 μm L band M band

integrated splitting 49.4% 42.3%
spectral splitting variation 35.5% 5.1%
throughput 25.4%
diff. polarization 0.2 rad
& see Sect. 4.4
phase variation 0.04 rad 0.07 rad
contrast 98.0% 94.9% 92.1%

Notes. Numbers are averaged over the two inputs for the splitting and averaged over the two outputs for the phase and contrast.

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