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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 1990
  • pp: 1722–1724

Group velocity dispersion in depressed index type planar waveguides

Andrew Dienes, Youhang Peng, and André Knoesen  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 12, pp. 1722-1724 (1990)

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Group velocity dispersion is calculated in weakly guiding slab guides having depressed index layer(s) next to the guiding region. Negative guide dispersion is easily obtained in the single mode regime. The amount of negative dispersion increases with index depth and physical width of the depressed index region.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 31, 1989
Published: April 20, 1990

Andrew Dienes, Youhang Peng, and André Knoesen, "Group velocity dispersion in depressed index type planar waveguides," Appl. Opt. 29, 1722-1724 (1990)

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