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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1985
  • pp: 2846–2850

Coupling characteristics of LiNbO3 directional couplers

Craig T. Mueller and Elsa Garmire  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 17, pp. 2846-2850 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.002846


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Abstract

An analytic model of a Ti:LiNbO3 channel waveguide has been developed to predict conveniently the coupling coefficient of directional couplers based on near-field intensity measurements. This model is compared to experimental results at wavelengths of 0.63 and 0.81 μm and indicates an accuracy of predicting coupling coefficients within a factor of 2 without prior knowledge of the fabrication parameters.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 4, 1985
Published: September 1, 1985

Citation
Craig T. Mueller and Elsa Garmire, "Coupling characteristics of LiNbO3 directional couplers," Appl. Opt. 24, 2846-2850 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-17-2846


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