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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 26, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1987
  • pp: 5112–5117

Geometrical optics treatment of circular lightguides: general wall material

Bertram S. Frost and Philip M. Gourlay  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 26, Issue 23, pp. 5112-5117 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.26.005112


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Abstract

A previously developed theory for the transmission of radiation in over moded hollow circular waveguides is extended to cover walls of arbitrary material. The extension relies on approximations to the Fresnel reflection coefficients near grazing angles of incidence for a material characterized by its complex refractive index.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 3, 1987
Published: December 1, 1987

Citation
Bertram S. Frost and Philip M. Gourlay, "Geometrical optics treatment of circular lightguides: general wall material," Appl. Opt. 26, 5112-5117 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-26-23-5112


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References

  1. B. S. Frost, P. M. Gourlay, N. R. Heckenberg, S. T. Shanahan “Geometrical Optics Treatment of Circular Lightguides,” Appl. Opt. 24, 4414 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. J. A. Stratton, Electromagnetic Theory (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1941).
  3. Expressions for δ∥ given at the beginning of Sec. II.B of Ref. 1 contain an error in sign. There is also a typographical error (/) in δ∥ for a metal. Fortunately these errors do not affect any final expressions given in Ref. 1.
  4. H. E. Bennett, J. M. Bennett “Validity of the Drude Theory for Silver, Gold and Aluminum in the Infrared,” in Proceedings, International Colloqium on Optical Properties and Electronic Structure of Metals and Alloys, Paris, 1965 (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1966), pp. 175–88.
  5. The correction to FGHS Eq. (73) consists of replacing 4 by 2 in the fourth line and replacing ¼ by ½ in the definition of H3 which followed.
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  7. J. P. Crenn, “Gaussian Beam Transmission through Circular Waveguide with Conducting Wall Material,” Appl. Opt. 24, 3648 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

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