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Optical Engineering

Ray model for transmission of infrared radiation through multibent cylindrical waveguides
Author(s): Orna Morhaim; David Mendlovic; Israel Gannot; Jacob Dror; Nathan I. Croitoru
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Paper Abstract

An improved ray model for simulating the transmission of laser radiation through a metallic or metallic-dielectric multibent hollow cylindrical waveguide has been developed. It calculates the power transmission and the power density at any point along the curved waveguide, as a function of geometrical dimensions of the waveguide, coupling lens at the entrance, polarization (random, vertical, or perpendicular), and the 3-D trajectory of the waveguide. The theoretical calculations are compared with the experimental results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 30(12) doi: 10.1117/12.56016
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 30, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Orna Morhaim, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
David Mendlovic, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Israel Gannot, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Jacob Dror, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Nathan I. Croitoru, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)


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