We present a study of nonparaxial modes in planar waveguides. We provide with exact analytical solutions for this kind of structures. These solutions are nonsingular and describe perfectly paraxial Hermite-Gauss beams in the corresponding limit.
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G. Rodriguez-Morales, J. C. Gutierrez-Vega, and S. Chavez-Cerda, "Planar nonparaxial beams," in Frontiers in Optics 2004/Laser Science XXII/Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper DMC2.
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