Abstract

A more complete Wentzel-Kramers-Brillouin (WKB) analysis of bend losses is given for a circularly curved waveguide. Using the WKB approximation with a conformal transformation of a curved optical waveguide, is shown to give more accurate bend loss results.

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J. Lightwave Technol. (2)

T. Yamamoto and M. Koshiba, "Numerical analysis of curvature loss in optical waveguides by finite-element method", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 11, pp. 1579-1583, 1993.

S. Kim and A. Gopinath, "Vector analysis of optical dielectric waveguide bends using finite-difference method", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 14, pp. 2085-2092,

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