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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 1998
  • pp: 2357–2360

Recovery of the refractive-index profile from the wigner distribution of an optical waveguide

Daniela Dragoman, Mircea Dragoman, and Jean-Pierre Meunier  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 12, pp. 2357-2360 (1998)

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We propose a new method for the recovery of the refractive-index profile of a single-mode or multimode optical guided structure. We solve the inverse problem using the Wigner distribution and reduce it to the solution of a linear system of equations.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

Original Manuscript: March 28, 1997
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 1997
Published: April 20, 1998

Daniela Dragoman, Mircea Dragoman, and Jean-Pierre Meunier, "Recovery of the refractive-index profile from the wigner distribution of an optical waveguide," Appl. Opt. 37, 2357-2360 (1998)

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