Numerical Method Approaches in Optical Waveguide Modeling

Ismail, Mohd Muzafar and zainuddin, noorazlanshah (2011) Numerical Method Approaches in Optical Waveguide Modeling. Applied Mechanics and Materials (Volumes 52 - 54), 52-54 (2011). pp. 2133-2137. ISSN (ISSN:1660-9336)

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Abstract

Optical waveguides have been known as basic structure in integrated optics. The result of waveguide analysis is very useful to apply before fabrication process begins. In this paper, optical propagation characteristic of straight waveguide on light intensity distribution within the structures have been investigated at 1.55 micrometer waveguide. The normalized propagation constant b and effective refractive index neff conditions have been considered for the straight waveguide for single mode propagation. Both the propagation characteristic can be calculated efficiently on the personal computer by using MATLAB programming. The analysis has been analyzed using a numerical method based on finite difference method approach. The result of optimization analysis of waveguide according to the parameter study can help in practical work in designing an optical waveguide easily.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Optical waveguide, normalized propagation constant, effective refractive index
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering > Department of Telecommunication Engineering
Depositing User: Engr Mohd Muzafar Ismail
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2012 11:01
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 03:27
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/4716
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