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Finite element modeling of photonic devices
Author(s): B. M. Azizur Rahman; Najm Anwar; M. Meyer; Muttukrishnan Rajarajan; Christos Themistos; Tiparatana Wongcharoen; Kenneth T. V. Grattan
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Paper Abstract

A wide range of photonic guided-wave devices may be modeled by using rigorous numerical approaches based on the finite element method (FEM). In this work, representative modal solutions for linear, nonlinear, anisotropic, passive and active waveguides are discussed. Photonic devices incorporating several butt-coupled uniform waveguide sections, such as optical modulators, switches, filters, polarizers and spot-size converters are analyzed by using a combination of the least squares boundary residual method and the FEM.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4016, Photonics, Devices, and Systems, (29 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373623
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B. M. Azizur Rahman, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Najm Anwar, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
M. Meyer, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Christos Themistos, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Tiparatana Wongcharoen, Univ. of Bangkok (Thailand)
Kenneth T. V. Grattan, City Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4016:
Photonics, Devices, and Systems
Miroslav Hrabovsky; Pavel Tomanek; Miroslav Miler, Editor(s)

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