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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1988
  • pp: 922–924

Polarization, scattering, and coherent effects in semiconductor rib waveguide bends

R. J. Deri and R. J. Hawkins  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 10, pp. 922-924 (1988)

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The detailed behavior of circular bend attenuation in GaAs/AlGaAs rib waveguides is explored both experimentally and theoretically. Our results show a strong polarization dependence of the bend loss and coherent coupling oscillations much weaker than predicted by beam-propagation calculations.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 6, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: July 21, 1988
Published: October 1, 1988

R. J. Deri and R. J. Hawkins, "Polarization, scattering, and coherent effects in semiconductor rib waveguide bends," Opt. Lett. 13, 922-924 (1988)

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