We present an application of simple closed-form expressions based on a variational approach for field parameters and effective indices for a closed-form analysis of diffused planar single-mode optical waveguides to obtain the characteristics of diffused channel waveguides by a combination of the variational and effective-index methods.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled
Original Manuscript: February 11, 1999
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 1999
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 1999
Published: November 1, 1999
Ashmeet Kaur Taneja and Enakshi Khular Sharma, "Closed-form variational effective-index analysis for diffused optical channel waveguides," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 2781-2785 (1999)