The angular distribution of the radiation emitted into the far field by TE0 and TM0 optical guided waves was measured and compared with a theory assuming surface roughness to be the source of the scattering. The comparison with theory was made in such a way that a detailed knowledge of the surface under investigation was not required.
© 1982 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 4, 1982
Published: May 1, 1982
Eric Bradley and D. G. Hall, "Out-of-plane scattering from glass waveguides: comparison of theory and experiment," Opt. Lett. 7, 235-237 (1982)