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Calculated coupling efficiency between an elliptical-core optical fiber and a silicon oxynitride rib waveguide
Author(s): Meg L. Tuma; Glenn Beheim
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Paper Abstract

The effective-index method and Marcatili's technique were utilized independently to calculate the electric field profile of a rib channel waveguide. Using the electric field profile calculated from each method, the theoretical coupling efficiency between a single-mode optical fiber and a rib waveguide was calculated using the overlap integral. Perfect alignment was assumed and the coupling efficiency calculated. The coupling efficiency calculation was then repeated for a range of transverse offsets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2383, Micro-Optics/Micromechanics and Laser Scanning and Shaping, (12 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209022
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Meg L. Tuma, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)
Glenn Beheim, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2383:
Micro-Optics/Micromechanics and Laser Scanning and Shaping
M. Edward Motamedi; Leo Beiser, Editor(s)

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