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Single Mode Rib Optical Waveguide Modeling Techniques

Ibrahim, Mohd Haniff and Mohd Kassim, Norazan and Mohammad, Abu Bakar and Mohd Supa'at, Abu Sahmah (2004) Single Mode Rib Optical Waveguide Modeling Techniques. In: Proceedings 2004 RF and Microwave Conference, RFM 2004. IEEE, USA, pp. 272-276. ISBN 078038671X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RFM.2004.1411124

Abstract

In this paper, a single mode rib optical waveguide is modeled using three distinct methods which include the finite difference method (FD), effective index method (El) and two dimensional beam propagation method (2D-BPM). Starting from the fundamental equations of Maxwell’s, the functionalities of the said methods in solving the wave equation are discussed. Using a standard rib optical waveguide structure, comparisons between the methods are made in terms of normalized propagation constant values and the obtained results are shown to have a good agreement.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:ISBN: 078038671X; 978-078038671-6 ; 2004 RF and Microwave Conference, RFM 2004; 5-6 Oct. 2004; Selangor.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Optical waveguide, finite difference method, effective index method, beam propagation method
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:6239
Deposited By: Mohd Haniff Ibrahim
Deposited On:15 Aug 2008 13:07
Last Modified:21 Mar 2011 03:19

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