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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1544–1555

Radiation modes and tilted fiber gratings

Yufeng Li and Thomas G. Brown  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 8, pp. 1544-1555 (2006)

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Scattering from tilted fiber gratings into free space is useful in various filtering and monitoring applications. We develop a waveguide-scattering analysis based on the coupled-mode theory and new sets of radiation modes that resemble the HE and EH guided modes of an optical fiber. By simplifying the calculation of modal coupling coefficients and the scattered field, this approach allows us to verify the results from free-space perturbation models such as the volume-current method. The HE and EH radiation modes defined here are suitable for scattering analysis of cylindrical waveguides in general.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: January 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 20, 2006

Yufeng Li and Thomas G. Brown, "Radiation modes and tilted fiber gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1544-1555 (2006)

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