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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 1990
  • pp: 5086–5089

Experimental demonstration of optical field evolution in waveguide junctions by using a video camera observing system

Y. Okamura, A. Miki, and S. Yamamoto  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 34, pp. 5086-5089 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.005086


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Abstract

We have experimentally proved the optical field evolution in waveguide junctions formed by potassium ion exchange in a glass substrate using a microcomputer assisted video camera observing system. The optical field profiles in various waveguide junctions such as Y- and X-junctions have been clearly observed. Most of the results support the predicted operation of the junctions.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 14, 1989
Published: December 1, 1990

Citation
Y. Okamura, A. Miki, and S. Yamamoto, "Experimental demonstration of optical field evolution in waveguide junctions by using a video camera observing system," Appl. Opt. 29, 5086-5089 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-34-5086


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