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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 13, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1974
  • pp: 2525–2528

Lineshape Measurement for Coupling to Waveguide Modes in the Prism–Film Coupler

T. A. Galantowicz  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 13, Issue 11, pp. 2525-2528 (1974)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.13.002525


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Abstract

Coupling to optical waveguide modes was investigated by depositing two thin film layers on the hypotenuse of a rutile prism. Coupling efficiency was determined as a function of input beam angle for the three lowest order TE and TM modes. The coupling lineshape was found to agree with the predictions of a lossless, ray-optics analysis for all but the lowest order TM modes. This result is explained in terms of the relative effects of loss on the coupling efficiencies of the various modes.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 30, 1974
Published: November 1, 1974

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T. A. Galantowicz, "Lineshape Measurement for Coupling to Waveguide Modes in the Prism–Film Coupler," Appl. Opt. 13, 2525-2528 (1974)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-13-11-2525


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