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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 2003
  • pp: 4855–4859

General properties of N × M self-images in a strongly confined rectangular waveguide

Sailing He, Xianyu Ao, and Vladimir Romanov  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 24, pp. 4855-4859 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.42.004855


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Abstract

General properties of N × M self-images in a strongly confined rectangular waveguide are given. Analytical formulas are derived for the positions, amplitudes, and phases of the N × M images at the end of multimode interference section. The formulas are verified with numerical simulation of a three-dimensional semivectorial beam propagation method.

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OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

History
Original Manuscript: February 3, 2003
Revised Manuscript: May 26, 2003
Published: August 20, 2003

Citation
Sailing He, Xianyu Ao, and Vladimir Romanov, "General properties of N × M self-images in a strongly confined rectangular waveguide," Appl. Opt. 42, 4855-4859 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-42-24-4855


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