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Multimode glass integrated optics
Author(s): O. Parriaux; Patrick Roth; Guy Voirin
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Paper Abstract

The practical usefulness of multimode guided wave optics has been overshadowed by the powerful trend of optical communications towards single mode technologies. Although multimode integrated optic technology lends itself to a very restricted palette of optical functions, it can perform elementary functions at a cost which falls dramatically as the number of identical samples increases unlike that of all-fibre and micro-optic components. Glass integrated optics brings the additional advantage of stability versus external physical parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 1994
PDF: 26 pages
Proc. SPIE 10275, Glass Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Devices: A Critical Review, 102750J (25 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179758
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O. Parriaux, CSEM (Switzerland)
Patrick Roth, CSEM (Switzerland)
Guy Voirin, CSEM (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10275:
Glass Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Devices: A Critical Review
S. Iraj Najafi, Editor(s)

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