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Gradient waveguides in glasses and crystals: creation, research, and priorities
Author(s): Lyudmila I. Konopaltseva; Nadezda P. Sytcheva
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Paper Abstract

Various gradient optical waveguides (OWs) made in glasses and crystals made by diffusion method are studied. In particular, OWs with step, exponential, parabolic, and secant hyperbolic refractive index profiles were investigated. To achieve minimum optical losses while hybridization of the circuit with storage of the desired mode structure, radiation power, wavelength and so on, the optimization was carried out. Design possibilities of integrated optic circuits on the basis of gradient OWs are shown.

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Date Published: 22 October 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2943, Gradient-Index Optics in Science and Engineering, (22 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.255519
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Lyudmila I. Konopaltseva, CDO Arsenal (Ukraine)
Nadezda P. Sytcheva, CDO Arsenal (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2943:
Gradient-Index Optics in Science and Engineering

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