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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1995
  • pp: 715–724

Leaky guiding in nontransparent waveguides

R. E. Smith and S. N. Houde-Walter  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 715-724 (1995)

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The ways in which eigenmode expansions describe nonbound fields are compared and used to understand leaky guiding in nontransparent waveguides. Accurate modeling of leaky behavior is seen to be quite different in the cases of absorption and gain.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 20, 1993
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 1994
Manuscript Accepted: September 27, 1994
Published: April 1, 1995

R. E. Smith and S. N. Houde-Walter, "Leaky guiding in nontransparent waveguides," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 12, 715-724 (1995)

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