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Optical Engineering

Propagation in sol-gel channel waveguides: numerical and experimental approaches
Author(s): Jerome Porque; Paul Coudray; Yves Moreau; Pascal Etienne
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Paper Abstract

We describe various structures of channel waveguides made through the sol-gel process and present numerical simulations to study and optimize the geometrical and physical parameters. The computations give the guiding modes and their field profiles for a set of values. By comparison with experimental observations, an analysis of parameters such as the depth of the waveguides and the refractive index is performed, and parameters for an optimized structure are established.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 37(4) doi: 10.1117/1.601944
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 37, Issue 4
Show Author Affiliations
Jerome Porque, Univ. Montpellier II (France)
Paul Coudray, Univ. Montpellier II (France)
Yves Moreau, Univ. Montpellier II (France)
Pascal Etienne, Univ. Montpellier II (France)


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