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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001078


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Abstract

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.

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

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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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-14-1078


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