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Periodic structures in integrated optics

Elachi, C. and Yeh, C. (1973) Periodic structures in integrated optics. Journal of Applied Physics, 44 (7). pp. 3146-3152. ISSN 0021-8979. doi:10.1063/1.1662722.

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Thin‐film dielectric waveguides with a periodic refractive index, a periodic substrate, or periodic surface are studied. The field is determined from Maxwell's equations using Floquet's theorem. The Brillouin diagram and the interaction regions are investigated. The bandwidth and the attenuation coefficients of the interaction regions are given as a function of the optical wavelength. A number of applications in active and passive integrated optics systems are discussed.

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Additional Information:© 1973 American Institute of Physics. Received 11 January 1973; in final form 12 March 1973. Partly supported by the Naval Electronics Laboratory Center and partly supported by NASA under Contract No. NAS7-100.
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