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Characteristics and application of the asymmetric slab waveguide in optical integrated circuit

Idrus, Sevia Mahdaliza and R. Tanny, Gloria and Adam, Ismahayati and Mohd. Yusop, Zulkifli (2008) Characteristics and application of the asymmetric slab waveguide in optical integrated circuit. In: Recent Advances In Photonics Technology. Penerbit UTM , Johor, pp. 80-91. ISBN 978-983-52-0676-4

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Abstract

In this chapter, consists of demand in optical networking for photonic components that meet performance criteria as well as economic requirements has opened the door for novel technologies capable of high-yield low cost manufacturing while delivering high performance and enabling unique functions. The most promising new technologies are based on integrated optics. Integration permits the parallel production of complex multif unction photonic circuit on asymmetric slab waveguide. This kind of waveguide has very important role for designing the integrated optical circuit. To obtain the high performance function, we need to observe the waveguide characteristic in transverse mode (TE mode and TM m ode), the waveguide structure, and materials. Hence, a thoroughly study on asymmetric slab waveguide is essential in future implementation of optical devices in optical network. Integrated optics is the technology of constructing optic devices and networks on substrates [1]. Integrated optics offers the capability of combining optics and electronic components on a single substrate to produce functional systems or subsystems. Within an integrated optic network, light is transferred between components by a rectangular dielectric-slab waveguide.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:optical networking, photonic components, asymmetric slab waveguide, optical devices
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:17053
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:30 Nov 2011 04:06
Last Modified:08 Oct 2017 08:02

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