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Utility of multidielectric coatings for realization of waveguides
Author(s): Francois Flory; Ralf Mollenhauer; Emile P. Pelletier
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Paper Abstract

The usefulness of multilayer optical coatings for realization of waveguides is discussed. Such guides are used to study the origin of losses. In particular it is shown that a model taking into account transition absorbing layers gives good explanation of the dispersion of the measured losses during propagation for the different guided modes. On the other hand a multilayer structure which could be efficiently coupled to a single mode optical fiber is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2253, Optical Interference Coatings, (4 November 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.192166
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Francois Flory, ENSPM (France)
Ralf Mollenhauer, ENSPM (France)
Emile P. Pelletier, ENSPM (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2253:
Optical Interference Coatings
Florin Abeles, Editor(s)

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