A unique method for reducing losses of bends in dielectric optical wave guide

  • Alok Kumar Rastogi
  • A. K. Tiwari
  • R. P. Shrivastava


The dielectric optical wave guide is finding growing attention at millimeter wave frequencies. However the dielectric optical waveguide radiates at bends and thus transmission loss increases. These radiations are in the outword direction of bends. This output radiation at output bends arises due to change in phase velocities of the propagating wave at the centre of the dielectric guide and the phase velocity at the outer surface of the dielectric guide. A unique methiod is suggested to avoid these radiation losses.Experimental results are also shown at microwave frequencies.


Radiation Microwave Outer Surface Phase Velocity Wave Frequency 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alok Kumar Rastogi
    • 1
  • A. K. Tiwari
    • 2
  • R. P. Shrivastava
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsMVAMBhopal (M.P.)India
  2. 2.Department of Electronics Engineering MactBhopal (M.P.)India

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