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Multimode optical waveguide analysis by means of the generalized equivalent optical waveguide method
Author(s): Jose Rodriguez Garcia; Susana Fernandez; Jose M. Virgos Rovira
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Paper Abstract

We present an extension of the equivalent optical waveguide method to analyze multimode optical waveguides with arbitrary refractive-index profiles. Effective indices, propagation constant and coupling/switching properties of multimode planar by means of an equivalent optical waveguide for each guide mode. The effective indices are evaluated by applying the asymptotic effective index method. Numerical values were obtained and compared with those presented by other authors. In all cases, a good convergence and accuracy was noticed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 January 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3278, Integrated Optic Devices II, (12 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.298221
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Jose Rodriguez Garcia, Univ. of Oviedo (Spain)
Susana Fernandez, Univ. of Oviedo (Spain)
Jose M. Virgos Rovira, Univ. of Oviedo (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3278:
Integrated Optic Devices II
Giancarlo C. Righini; S. Iraj Najafi; Bahram Jalali, Editor(s)

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