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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 1992
  • pp: 4920–4922

Observation and analysis of spatial beats in a multimode dielectric optical waveguide

R. G. Kaufman, G. Hulse, D. J. Vezzetti, M. Munowitz, K. Stair, and T. Bird  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 24, pp. 4920-4922 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.004920


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Abstract

Analysis of infrared images of spatial beats between two discrete modes in a single waveguide is shown to provide a useful consistency check on the thicknesses and refractive indices of the dielectric layers.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 20, 1991
Published: August 20, 1992

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R. G. Kaufman, G. Hulse, D. J. Vezzetti, M. Munowitz, K. Stair, and T. Bird, "Observation and analysis of spatial beats in a multimode dielectric optical waveguide," Appl. Opt. 31, 4920-4922 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-24-4920


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