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Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 353–360 | Cite as

Analysis of an inhomogeneous symmetric cladded slab optical waveguide

  • G. L. Yip
  • E. Colombini
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Abstract

A detailed analysis of a symmetric cladded slab waveguide having a parabolic refractive-index profile in the core is carried out. Two techniques, one based on the step-index approximation and the other on the WKB approximation, are used to obtain the dispersion curves and the field plots for both the even and odd TE and TM-modes. An example of the practical relevance of the structure studied is given.

Keywords

Detailed Analysis Communication Network Dispersion Curve Optical Waveguide Field Plot 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Yip
    • 1
  • E. Colombini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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