Inhomogeneous Optical Waveguides

Inhomogeneous Optical Waveguides

by A. Ghatak

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461587644
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Optical Physics and Engineering Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Modal Analysis of Slab Waveguides.- 3. Planar Waveguides with Continuous Dielectric Constant Variation.- 4. Dielectric Clad Cylindrical Waveguides.- 5. Inhomogeneous Circular Waveguides.- 6. Vector Theory for Inhomogeneous Circular Waveguides.- 7. Dispersion in Optical Waveguides.- 8. Propagation in Imperfect Waveguides.- 9. Ray Tracing and Aberrations in Lens-like Media.- Appendix A. Fabrication of Planar Waveguides.- A.1. Thin-Film Waveguides.- A.1.1. Thin-Film Dielectric Waveguides.- A.1.2. Guided Propagation through Thin Films.- A.1.3. Asymmetric Slab Waveguides.- A.2. Optical Waveguides Formed by Electrically Induced Migration of Ions in Glass Plates.- A.4. Fabrication of Optical Waveguides by Diffusion.- Appendix B. Fabrication of Inhomogeneous Circular Waveguides.- B.1. Conventional SELFOC Fibers.- B.1.1. Fiber Diameter.- B.1.2. Change in Refractive Index Induced by Ion-Exchange Methods.- B.1.3. Results of Typical Experiments.- B.2. The New SELFOC Fibers.- B.3. SELFOC Fibers by Copolymerization.- B.4. Gas Lenses.- B.4.1. Experimental Method.- B.4.2. Temperature and Refractive Index Variation in a Gas Lens.- Aendix C. General Solution of Eq. (5.84).- Appendix D. Derivation of the Ray Equation.- References.- Author Index.

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