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Coupled-wave formalism for optical waveguiding by transverse Bragg reflection

Yariv, Amnon (2002) Coupled-wave formalism for optical waveguiding by transverse Bragg reflection. Optics Letters, 27 (11). pp. 936-938. ISSN 0146-9592.

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A formalism is presented for optical waveguiding by means of Bragg reflection. The theory provides analytic expressions for field modal profiles, dispersion, and attenuation. Waveguiding in line defects of photonic bandgap crystals, a special case of the theory, is used as an example. Quantized allowed widths of the guiding channel are predicted.

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Additional Information:© 2002 Optical Society of America. Received January 30, 2002. The author is thankful for support of this work by the U.S. Office of Naval Research (Y.S. Park), the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (D. Honey and R. Athale), and the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (H. Scholossberg) and for useful input from his students, J. Choi, S. Mookherjea, and G.T. Paloczi, and critical comments by Bruno Crosignani.
Subject Keywords:Bragg reflectors; Optical waveguides.
Issue or Number:11
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