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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2005
  • pp: 2620–2622

Optical circuit design based on a wavefront-matching method

T. Hashimoto, T. Saida, I. Ogawa, M. Kohtoku, T. Shibata, and H. Takahashi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 19, pp. 2620-2622 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.002620


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Abstract

We propose an optical circuit design method for coherent waves as a boundary value problem. The method produces a very compact circuit in which the refractive index pattern is automatically synthesized for given input and output fields with a numerical calculation. We employ the method to design a 1.3/1.55 µm wavelength demultiplexer and also describe the features of a circuit generated by use of the method.

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OCIS Codes
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Citation
T. Hashimoto, T. Saida, I. Ogawa, M. Kohtoku, T. Shibata, and H. Takahashi, "Optical circuit design based on a wavefront-matching method," Opt. Lett. 30, 2620-2622 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-19-2620


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