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Optical Performance Of A Waveguide Grating Imaging Device
Author(s): George N. Lawrence; Mark Wang; Shiow-Hwei Hwang
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Paper Abstract

Waveguide optics in combination with gratings for in- and out-coupling provide a potentially powerful combination for building light, compact optical systems. The gratings may be simple linear gratings or focusing gratings for creating converging beams. To understand these devices and design and analyze them, we must consider both waveguide optical properties and the more common two dimensional optical beams. This paper addresses the special problems of fitting in- and out-coupling features into the usual end-to-end laser modeling methodology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 January 1989
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0965, Current Developments in Optical Engineering III, (27 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948008
Show Author Affiliations
George N. Lawrence, University of Arizona (United States)
Mark Wang, University of Arizona (United States)
Shiow-Hwei Hwang, University of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0965:
Current Developments in Optical Engineering III
Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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