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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 1990
  • pp: 5313–5315

Analyzing integrated optical waveguides: a comparison of two new methods

Yinggang Tu, I. C. Goyal, and R. L. Gallawa  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 36, pp. 5313-5315 (1990)

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We present a comparison of two recently developed methods of analyzing optical waveguides. One of them is numerical, and the other is an approximate analytical method.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 22, 1990
Published: December 20, 1990

Yinggang Tu, I. C. Goyal, and R. L. Gallawa, "Analyzing integrated optical waveguides: a comparison of two new methods," Appl. Opt. 29, 5313-5315 (1990)

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