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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 1990
  • pp: 1150–1156

Simulation of tapered transitions in ion-exchanged channel waveguides

Hsing C. Cheng and Ramu V. Ramaswamy  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 8, pp. 1150-1156 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.001150


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Abstract

Tapered transitions in the ion-exchanged glass waveguide are modeled to predict the index profile, propagation constant, and modal field along the taper. Results are in excellent agreement with the experimental data in Ag+–Na+ exchanged tapers fabricated by a two-step process in BK7 glass.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 13, 1989
Published: March 10, 1990

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Hsing C. Cheng and Ramu V. Ramaswamy, "Simulation of tapered transitions in ion-exchanged channel waveguides," Appl. Opt. 29, 1150-1156 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-8-1150


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