## General Properties of N x M Self-Images in a Strongly Confined Rectangular Waveguide

Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 24, pp. 4855-4859 (2003)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.42.004855

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### Abstract

General properties of *N* × *M* self-images in a strongly confined rectangular waveguide are given. Analytical formulas are derived for the positions, amplitudes, and phases of the *N* × *M* images at the end of multimode interference section. The formulas are verified with numerical simulation of a three-dimensional semivectorial beam propagation method.

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**OCIS Codes**

(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics

(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis

(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters

(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

**Citation**

Sailing He, Xianyu Ao, and Vladimir Romanov, "General Properties of N x M Self-Images in a Strongly Confined Rectangular Waveguide," Appl. Opt. **42**, 4855-4859 (2003)

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