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Facet reflectivity of waveguides buried at realistic depths
Author(s): Ana Vukovic; Phillip Sewell; Trevor Mark Benson; P. C. Kendall
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Paper Abstract

A novel method is applied to the facet reflectivity of a two dimensional waveguides not deeply buried into the cladding. The reflectivity of an angled two dimensional waveguide, with and without antireflection coatings is studied. It is shown that waveguides with AR coatings are more prone to the presence of the semiconductor-air boundary in which case the buried depth has to be taken into account.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 March 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3620, Integrated Optics Devices III, (26 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.343719
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Ana Vukovic, Univ. of Nottingham (United Kingdom)
Phillip Sewell, Univ. of Nottingham (United Kingdom)
Trevor Mark Benson, Univ. of Nottingham (United Kingdom)
P. C. Kendall, Univ. of Nottingham (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3620:
Integrated Optics Devices III
Giancarlo C. Righini; S. Iraj Najafi, Editor(s)

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