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Light depolarization in optical waveguides with irregular boundaries of dielectric layers
Author(s): Andry V. Kovalenko; Vitalij N. Kurashov; Natalia I. Deriougina
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Paper Abstract

In the paper it is considered the problem of eigenmode conversion in optical waveguides with inhomogeneous boundaries of dielectric layers. Random boundary profile is treated as fluctuations of refraction index in boundary layer. The intensity of depolarized scattered light is expressed through dispersion and correlation radius of dielectric layer boundaries. Both longitudinal and transversal correlations of boundary profile are taken into account, therefore obtained results are true for a case of arbitrary variations of electromagnetic field in space of fluctuation size.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2265, Polarization Analysis and Measurement II, (14 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.186687
Show Author Affiliations
Andry V. Kovalenko, Kiev Univ. (Ukraine)
Vitalij N. Kurashov, Kiev Univ. (Ukraine)
Natalia I. Deriougina, Kiev Univ. (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2265:
Polarization Analysis and Measurement II
Dennis H. Goldstein; David B. Chenault, Editor(s)

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