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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 8 — Apr. 22, 2013
  • pp: 9807–9812

Semi-vector iterative method for modes of high-index-contrast nanoscale waveguides

K. Gehlot and A. Sharma  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 9807-9812 (2013)

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An approximate semi-analytical iterative method is presented to find vector modes of high-index contrast single mode waveguides. Present method is developed to provide improvement over scalar analysis of Vopt method. To illustrate the accuracy and efficiency of this method, modal properties of silicon strip nanoscale waveguide are studied in detail and compared with other approximate and rigorous numerical analysis.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: March 13, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 8, 2013
Published: April 12, 2013

K. Gehlot and A. Sharma, "Semi-vector iterative method for modes of high-index-contrast nanoscale waveguides," Opt. Express 21, 9807-9812 (2013)

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