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

M. Idrus, Sevia 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



In this chapter, cons ists of demand in op tical networking for photoni c 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 promisi ng new technologies are based on integrated optics. Integration permits the parallel produc tion of complex multif unction photonic circuit on asymmetric slab waveguide. This kind of wavegui de has very important role for designing the integrated optical circuit. To obtain the high performance function, we need to observe the waveguide characteristic in tran sverse 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 comb ining optics and electroni c components on a single substrate to produce functional systems or subsyste ms. Within an integrated optic network, light is transferred between components by a rectangular dielectr ic-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:15 Aug 2017 08:02

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