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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1999
  • pp: 2781–2785

Closed-form variational effective-index analysis for diffused optical channel waveguides

Ashmeet Kaur Taneja and Enakshi Khular Sharma  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 16, Issue 11, pp. 2781-2785 (1999)

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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.

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(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)

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