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  • Vol. 68, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1978
  • pp: 316–319

Bending losses of dielectric rectangular waveguides for integrated optics

Mitsunobu Miyagi and Shigeo Nishida  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 68, Issue 3, pp. 316-319 (1978)

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A new bending-loss formula for dielectric waveguides with rectangular cross section is obtained. Some important differences are shown, compared with the existing formula obtained from a slab-waveguide model.

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Mitsunobu Miyagi and Shigeo Nishida, "Bending losses of dielectric rectangular waveguides for integrated optics," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 68, 316-319 (1978)

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