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Spatial transformation of the total field in active fiber tapers
Author(s): Leonid A. Melnikov; Elena A. Romanova
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Paper Abstract

Continuous field transformation of the HE1m modes in various tapered waveguide structures is considered depending on the losses (gain) distribution in the waveguide material and on the behavior of dispersion curves in the plane of transverse wavenumber in cladding. Numerical sweep method is used to plot and analyze radial distribution of cylindrical components of the Poynting vector. Power flows of radiation propagating along the fiber axis in core and cladding are shown to depend on the tapered structure configuration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3283, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices VI, (7 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.316646
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Leonid A. Melnikov, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Elena A. Romanova, Saratov State Agricultural Engineering Univ. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3283:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices VI
Marek Osinski; Peter Blood; Akira Ishibashi, Editor(s)

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