We discuss the use of a genetic algorithm in designing a weakly guided multimode interference (MMI) device. Lateral and transverse mode distributions are accounted for, in order to properly describe devices fabricated by ion exchange.
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B. R. West and S. Honkanen, " The design of a weakly guided multimode interference device in three dimensions using a genetic algorithm," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Integrated Photonics Research, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper JWB31.
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