A ray model for the treatment of a planar anisotropic dielectric waveguide is presented. The attenuation coefficient of the guided wave predicted by this model is consistent with the energy-conservation requirement.
© 1998 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 17, 1997
Revised Manuscript: November 3, 1997
Manuscript Accepted: December 11, 1997
Published: April 1, 1998
S. R. Seshadri, "Ray model for a planar anisotropic dielectric waveguide," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 972-977 (1998)