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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1573–1582

Efficient inverse scattering algorithm for the design of grating-assisted codirectional mode couplers

Ricardo Feced and Michalis N. Zervas  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 1573-1582 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.17.001573


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Abstract

An efficient method for the design of optical devices based on codirectional grating-assisted mode coupling is presented. A low-complexity algorithm is developed to calculate the coupling function of a grating that accurately matches an arbitrarily given target spectral response. The method relies on the synthesis of the grating impulse response by means of an exact differential layer-peeling algorithm.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

History
Original Manuscript: August 4, 1999
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2000
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2000
Published: September 1, 2000

Citation
Ricardo Feced and Michalis N. Zervas, "Efficient inverse scattering algorithm for the design of grating-assisted codirectional mode couplers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 17, 1573-1582 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-17-9-1573


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