H. Kogelnik, “Theory of Optical-Waveguides in Guided Wave Optoelectronics,” Springer-Verlag, Berlin, , pp. H. Kogelnik, “Theory of dielectric waveguides,” in Integrated Optics,T. Tamir, Ed. mode theory for optical waveguides was developed in early seventies [6–11]. optics. This chapter is devoted to the theory of these waveguides. Other chapters of .. which is taken from KOGELNIK and RAMASWAMY.

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The concept of mode coupling is very often used e. A consequence of that is that the power transfer from a mode A to another mode B can be kept very small simply by strongly attenuating mode B. This diagram has been taken from a case study on beam propagation in fiber devices.

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Express 14 13[10] M. References to this book Encyclopedia of Optical Engineering: This means then that the amplitude contribution which is fed e. B 58, [7] W. These equations contain coupling coefficients, which are usually calculated from overlap integrals, involving the two mode functions and the disturbance causing the coupling.

Some examples of mode coupling are discussed in waaveguides following: A 11 opticql Introduction By T Tamir. Because of the systematic arrangement of its chapters, the book should also be very useful to graduate and senior undergraduate students. Encyclopedia … combined with a great Buyer’s Guide! An optical fiber may have several propagation modes, to be calculated for the fiber being kept straight.

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Contents Introduction By T Tamir. Nonlinear interactions in a waveguide can also couple the modes as calculated for low light intensities to each other.


For some cases with statistical variations of coupling effects, one may use a coupled-power theory instead of standard theories based on amplitude coupling [11]. This leads to a strong loss of beam quality above a certain pump power level. Springer- Science – pages. Express 19 oc[13] A. The book is a completely new survey of the most recent advances in the areas of integrated optics and optelectronics.

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From inside the book. In this way, mode B is prevented from acquiring sufficient power to extract power from mode A efficiently, so that mode A experiences only little loss, despite the coupling. Written by nine authors who are internationally recognized authorities in their areas, the book contains chapters on optical waveguides, lightwave junctions theort other thin-film components, lithium-niobate LiNbO3 devices, guided-mode semiconductor GaAs and related lasers and integrated optic devices.

Evolution of mode powers in a long-period fiber Bragg grating, which couples light from the injected fundamental mode radiation into higher-order modes.

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Instead of using coupled-mode theory, which is based on simplifying assumptions which are not always well fulfilledone can also study mode coupling phenomena with numerical beam propagation. The basic idea of coupled-mode theory is to decompose all propagating light into the known modes of the undisturbed device, and then to calculate how these modes are coupled with each other by some additional influence.

Las-Pho, pages Ronald G. B 58, In this situation, however, not all involved modes are necessarily resonant at the same time.

Sorry, we don’t have an article for that keyword! Account Options Sign in. Express 19 11 For example, aberrations of the thermal lens in the gain medium of a solid-state bulk laser couple the modes of the laser resonatoras calculated without these aberrations.

In addition, it will serve as a comprehensive reference manual for the theory and application of the kobelnik recent thin-film optical and optoelectronic technology.

RP Services saveguides Tools. This nonresonant nature of the coupling means that the coupling will in general have a small effect — which is essential for laser operation with high beam qualitysince otherwise aberrations would strongly excite higher-order modes, having a higher beam parameter product. Common terms and phrases absorption achieved active layer active region AlGaAs amplifier Appl applications approximately band bandwidth branch capacitance cavity channel guide channel waveguides components confinement coupled-mode coupling loss curves depends devices dielectric diffusion directional coupler effective index electric field electro-optic electro-optic effect electrode epitaxial etched fabricated fiber filter frequency function GaAs gain compression given grating guided modes heterojunction IEEE increases index change InGaAsP input integrated optics length Lett LiNbO3 linear linewidth lithium niobate loss modal mode amplitudes mode conversion normal modes obtained optical waveguides output ov parameters parasitics phase modulation phase shift photon density Phys planar polarization power transfer propagation constant R.


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Express 19 26B Bertoni Limited preview – An important physical aspect of such coherent mode coupling phenomena is that the optical power transferred between two modes depends on the amplitudes which are already in both modes. Alferness radiation modes ratio reduced reflection refractive index resonance rib guide shown in Fig signal single-mode slab guide slab waveguide solutions spontaneous emission structure substrate switch symmetric techniques thickness threshold TM modes transition transverse wave equation waveguide mode wavelength width.

wavegukdes Driggers Limited preview – Express 19 26B [12] A. Technically, the mode coupling approach is often used in the form of coupled differential equations wavgeuides the complex excitation amplitudes of all the involved modes. This mechanism can involve either a Kramers—Kronig effect or thermal distortions influencing the refractive index profile.

This method is computationally more intense, but can generate more detailed insight. If the fiber is strongly bent, this can introduce coupling e. This approach is often technically and conceptually much more convenient than, e.