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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 12, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1973
  • pp: 755–757

Loss Measurements in Thin-Film Optical Waveguides

H. P. Weber, F. A. Dunn, and W. N. Leibolt  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 755-757 (1973)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.12.000755


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Abstract

An apparatus for the measurement of attenuation of light in thin-film waveguides is described. It involves a prism that rides on a liquid film along the guide and couples the light out of the guide. A spatial resolution of ~0.5 mm and an accuracy of 0.02 dB/cm were achieved.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 16, 1972
Published: April 1, 1973

Citation
H. P. Weber, F. A. Dunn, and W. N. Leibolt, "Loss Measurements in Thin-Film Optical Waveguides," Appl. Opt. 12, 755-757 (1973)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-12-4-755


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