Circuit Modeling of Discontinuous Planar Waveguides at High Frequencies
Abstract:We present an accurate theoretical approach in view to design discontinuous optical waveguides at high frequencies. The model is based on the Floquet's theory and on the variational equivalent circuit. The distributed circuit model is developed through the use of the microwave network theory and the optical theory of the step discontinuities. This accurate approach considers dielectric periodic structures with high dielectric contrast and the transmission line model applied to guided modes of a discontinuous slab waveguide.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2009-01-01
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