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Attenuation of leaky waves in GaAs/AlGaAs MQW waveguides formed on a GaAs substrate
Author(s): Jacek Marek Kubica
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Paper Abstract

The transfer matrix method is employed to analyze the propagation of leaky waves within planar multiple quantum well (MQW) waveguides implemented in the GaAs/AlGaAs material system and formed on GaAs substrates. The analysis provides an accurate picture of attenuation of both TE and TM polarized waves at the operational wavelength of 1.15 micrometers . Particular attention has been drawn to the variation of the loss coefficient as a function of parameters of the AlGaAs buffer layer separating the MQW core and the high index GaAs substrate.

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Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1506, Micro-Optics II, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45967
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Jacek Marek Kubica, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1506:
Micro-Optics II
Anna Maria Verga Scheggi, Editor(s)

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