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Light collimator and deflector design by a planar optical waveguide with hyperbolic secant refractive index profile
Author(s): Carmen Bao; Maria Victoria Perez Martin; Carlos C. Gomez-Reino
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Paper Abstract

An analysis of the light focusing and collimation properties through an inhomogeneous planar optical waveguide whose refractive index profile is given by a hyperbolic secant function is presented from a geometrical point of view. Likewise, a light collimator for a point source and a light deflector for tilted plane illumination are designed.

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Date Published: 5 February 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2730, Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics, (5 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.231124
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Carmen Bao, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Maria Victoria Perez Martin, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Carlos C. Gomez-Reino, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2730:
Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics
Daniel Malacara-Hernandez; Sofia E. Acosta-Ortiz; Ramon Rodriguez-Vera; Zacarias Malacara; Arquimedes A. Morales, Editor(s)

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