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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1989
  • pp: 4637–4643

Transmission and coupling losses in a folded waveguide

J. Banerji, A. R. Davies, P. E. Jackson, and R. M. Jenkins  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 21, pp. 4637-4643 (1989)

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This paper discusses the transmission and coupling losses of hollow dielectric waveguide modes in a folded waveguide structure. The folded structure consists of two square-bore waveguides placed symmetrically above a spherical mirror with a nonzero on-axis angle between them. The presence of the fold renders the structure astigmatic. However, for moderate fold angles (10–20°), the effect of the fold is negligible.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 6, 1988
Published: November 1, 1989

J. Banerji, A. R. Davies, P. E. Jackson, and R. M. Jenkins, "Transmission and coupling losses in a folded waveguide," Appl. Opt. 28, 4637-4643 (1989)

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