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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 1992
  • pp: 5292–5298

Modal coupling analysis for integrated optical components in glass and lithium niobate

J. Liñares, G. C. Righini, and J. E. Alvarellos  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 25, pp. 5292-5298 (1992)

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Coupling efficiency between the fundamental modes of two different graded-index waveguides, which are fabricated in glass or lithium niobate, is calculated by numerical and variational methods. Analytical results are derived by the variational approach, which supplies a systematic method for studying the influence of modal coupling on the design of integrated optical components.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 24, 1991
Published: September 1, 1992

J. Liñares, G. C. Righini, and J. E. Alvarellos, "Modal coupling analysis for integrated optical components in glass and lithium niobate," Appl. Opt. 31, 5292-5298 (1992)

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