Abstract

A novel dielectric optical waveguide was made consisting of a guide pattern on a thin dielectric film. Almost all the power propagates in the thin film along the guide pattern. The existence of propagation modes of this waveguide was verified both theoretically and experimentally.

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1973 (2)

Y. Suematsu, K. Furuya, T. Kanbayashi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 23, No. 2, 78 (1973).
[CrossRef]

J. E. Goell, Appl. Opt. 12, 737 (1973).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1972 (1)

T. Izawa, H. Nakagawa, T. Kimura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 545 (1972).
[CrossRef]

1971 (1)

P. K. Tien, R. J. Martin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 398 (1971).
[CrossRef]

1969 (1)

E. A. J. Marcatili, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 48, 2071 (1969).

1964 (1)

S. E. Miller, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 43, 1727 (1964).

Furuya, K.

Y. Suematsu, K. Furuya, T. Kanbayashi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 23, No. 2, 78 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Goell, J. E.

Izawa, T.

T. Izawa, H. Nakagawa, T. Kimura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 545 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Kanbayashi, T.

Y. Suematsu, K. Furuya, T. Kanbayashi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 23, No. 2, 78 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Kimura, T.

T. Izawa, H. Nakagawa, T. Kimura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 545 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Marcatili, E. A. J.

E. A. J. Marcatili, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 48, 2071 (1969).

Martin, R. J.

P. K. Tien, R. J. Martin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 398 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Miller, S. E.

S. E. Miller, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 43, 1727 (1964).

Nakagawa, H.

T. Izawa, H. Nakagawa, T. Kimura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 545 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Suematsu, Y.

Y. Suematsu, K. Furuya, T. Kanbayashi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 23, No. 2, 78 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Tien, P. K.

P. K. Tien, R. J. Martin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 398 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

Y. Suematsu, K. Furuya, T. Kanbayashi, Appl. Phys. Lett. 23, No. 2, 78 (1973).
[CrossRef]

P. K. Tien, R. J. Martin, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 398 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Bell Syst. Tech. J. (2)

E. A. J. Marcatili, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 48, 2071 (1969).

S. E. Miller, Bell Syst. Tech. J. 43, 1727 (1964).

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

T. Izawa, H. Nakagawa, T. Kimura, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 545 (1972).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (8)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Configuration of the optical strip line: n1 > n2n3 > n4or n1 > n3n2 > n4.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

neff of the TE mode: Δneff = n1effn2eff. n1 = 1.712, n2 = 1.662, n3 = 1.592, n4 = 1.000.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Total reflection at the interface of region I and region II.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Configuration of the optical stripline using equivalent refractive index. (neq)2 = (n1)2(n1eff)2 + (n2eff)2.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Propagation constants for different modes and film thickness. n1 = 1.712, n2 = 1.662, n3 = 1.592, n4 = 1.000.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Width of single mode (X mode). n1 = 1.712, n2 = 1.662, n3 = 1.662, n4 = 1.000.

Fig. 7
Fig. 7

Near field pattern.

Fig. 8
Fig. 8

Curved guide. R, curve radius.

Equations (11)

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k 0 = 2 π / λ ,
n 1 eff = k 1 z / k 0 ,
n 2 eff = k 2 z / k 0 .
sin [ ( π / 2 ) - α ] = cos α = n 2 eff / n 1 eff ,
cos β = n 1 eff / n 1 .
sin γ = sin α · sin β .
sin [ ( π / 2 ) - γ ] = cos γ = ( 1 - sin 2 γ ) 1 / 2 = ( 1 - sin 2 α · cos 2 β ) 1 / 2 = ( n 1 2 - n 1 eff 2 + n 2 eff 2 ) 1 / 2 / n 1 .
2 k y b = q π + arctan [ ( k 1 2 - k 2 2 - k y 2 ) 1 / 2 / k y ] + arctan [ ( k 1 2 - k 3 2 - k y 2 ) 1 / 2 / k y ] ,
2 k x a = p π + 2 arctan [ ( n 1 n e q ) 2 ( k 1 2 - k e q 2 - k x 2 ) 1 / 2 k x ] ,
k z 2 = k 1 2 - k x 2 - k y 2 ,
k ν = ( 2 π / λ ) n ν ( ν = 1 , 2 , 3 , eq ) .

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