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Modeling and characterization of guided wave optical sensor devices
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Paper Abstract

Guided wave optical sensors have had a major impact upon measurement and instrumentation, and are composed of a considerable variety of both active and passive optoelectronic components. In their design and characterization, a wide range of photonic guided-wave devices may be modeled by using several rigorous numerical approaches based on the finite element method (FEM). A review on the applications of one such numerical approach, a combination of the FEM and the least squares boundary residual method is presented. Rigorous analysis a number of photonic devices, which may incorporates several butt- coupled uniform waveguide sections, such as optical modulators, switches, filters, polarizers, power splitters, optical bends, and Bragg gratings, is demonstrated in this paper, as a basis for current and future sensors systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 2001
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 4277, Integrated Optics Devices V, (15 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.426797
Show Author Affiliations
B. M. Azizur Rahman, City Univ. (United Kingdom)
Kenneth T. V. Grattan, City Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4277:
Integrated Optics Devices V
Giancarlo C. Righini; Seppo Honkanen, Editor(s)

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