Finite-clad Bragg-reflection waveguides are analyzed by a leaky-wave approach. The eigenvalue equation for TE and TM propagation is derived, and approximate expressions are given for the loss coefficient. Proper design of these structures is shown to lead to high polarization discrimination.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 4, 1990
Manuscript Accepted: August 30, 1990
Published: November 15, 1990
Gadi Lenz, Ezra Baruch, and Joseph Salzman, "Polarization discrimination properties of Bragg-reflection waveguides," Opt. Lett. 15, 1288-1290 (1990)