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Automation of setups for the measurement of refractive index distribution and attenuation in planar waveguides
Author(s): Zbigniew Opilski; Kazimierz Gut; Pawel Karasinski; Roman Rogozinski
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Paper Abstract

The work presents the structure of a computer-controlled set-up for the measurement of refractive index distribution using the measurement of synchronous angles and the IWKB method. Also, the measurement method of planar waveguide attenuation has been presented. In this method, light decoupling from the waveguide is carried out by means of immersion liquid. It ensures stability of coupling with the waveguide being measured, and furthermore, it enables full automation of the measurement process, as well as its application in the elaboration of measurement results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3189, Technology and Applications of Light Guides, (5 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.285612
Show Author Affiliations
Zbigniew Opilski, Technical Univ. of Silesia (Poland)
Kazimierz Gut, Technical Univ. of Silesia (Poland)
Pawel Karasinski, Technical Univ. of Silesia (Poland)
Roman Rogozinski, Technical Univ. of Silesia (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3189:
Technology and Applications of Light Guides
Jan Wojcik; Waldemar Wojcik, Editor(s)

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