The validity and accuracy of parabolic equation method is given for multilayered 3D optical waveguides with different refractive indices. The propagation properties of polarization-maintaining waveguides and antiresonant reflecting optical waveguides are investigated through numerical examples.
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H. Nagai, Y. Neishi, T. Hiraoka, and T. Anada, " Parabolic equation approach for calculating wave propagation properties of multilayer 3D optical waveguide," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Integrated Photonics Research, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper JWB32.
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