Normalized analytical expressions are derived for the maximum value of the modal field width, of the squared field amplitude at the superstrate boundary, and of the total power propagating in the superstrate in the case of the TE modes of a step-index slab waveguide.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 20, 1993
Published: April 1, 1994
O. Parriaux and P. Dierauer, "Normalized expressions for the optical sensitivity of evanescent wave sensors," Opt. Lett. 19, 508-510 (1994)