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Analysis of rectangular anisotropic dielectric waveguides by the finite-difference method
Author(s): Carlos Leonidas da Silva Souza Sobrinho
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Paper Abstract

In this paper the formulation developed by Bierwirth et al. [1] is extended to include bi-axial anisotropic dielectrics with arbitrarily varying index of refraction profile. The finite-difference method is used for the numerical solution of the wave equation written in terms of the transverse components of the magnetic field. As a result, a conventional eigenvalue problem is obtained without the presence of the spurious modes, due to the implicit inclusion of the divergence of the magnetic field equal to zero.

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Date Published: 14 December 1992
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1929, 17th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 19296S (14 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298361
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Carlos Leonidas da Silva Souza Sobrinho, Federal Univ. of Pará (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1929:
17th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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