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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1078–1080

Coupling of planar waveguides with hyperbolic secant refractive-index profiles by butt joining: beam-size controller design

C. Bao, M. V. Pérez, and C. Gómez-Reino  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 1078-1080 (1996)

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An analysis of the butt-joining coupling between two inhomogeneous planar optical waveguides with hyperbolic secant refractive-index profiles is made from the point of view of geometrical optics. Furthermore, the design of a new device to contract or expand a collimated beam is presented, and a relationship between sizes of the input and output beams is obtained.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 16, 1996
Published: July 15, 1996

C. Bao, M. V. Pérez, and C. Gómez-Reino, "Coupling of planar waveguides with hyperbolic secant refractive-index profiles by butt joining: beam-size controller design," Opt. Lett. 21, 1078-1080 (1996)

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