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Mode beat measurement of planar optical waveguide
Author(s): Kazimierz Gut
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Paper Abstract

The present work suggests a new method of direct measurements of the difference propagation constants Δβ of orthogonal modes (mode beat) of the same order in planar waveguides. The work also presents a method of determining the difference of propagation constants (mode beat) for different refractive indices of the cover. The developed method is particularly adaptable when the difference of propagation constants along the direction of propagation are changed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 2005
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5956, Integrated Optics: Theory and Applications, 59561N (30 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.626048
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Kazimierz Gut, Silesian Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5956:
Integrated Optics: Theory and Applications
Tadeusz Pustelny; Paul V. Lambeck; Christophe Gorecki, Editor(s)

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