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Optical Engineering

Accurate mode analysis of ultraviolet-written channel waveguides
Author(s): Junlei Xia; Yuanda Wu; Dingshan Gao; Jian Li; Junming An; Xiongwei Hu
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Paper Abstract

The transfer matrix method combined with the effective index method is adopted to model the silica-based channel waveguide patterned by UV writing. The effective indexes of the graded index channel waveguides with different dimension are calculated. The maximal error of the effective index is less than 3×10–5. By this method, the number of the guided mode and the dimension range to guide certain modes can be obtained easily. Finally, the dimension range to guide a single mode is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 44(12) 124603 doi: 10.1117/1.2140705
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 44, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Junlei Xia
Yuanda Wu
Dingshan Gao, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
Jian Li, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
Junming An, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
Xiongwei Hu, Institute of Semiconductors (China)


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