Simple analytical description of performance of Y-junctions

Gijsbertus J.M. Krijnen, Hugo Hoekstra, Paul Lambeck, T.J.A. Popma

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    Simple analytical expressions, describing the performance of the Y-junction as a function of only one parameter, the mode conversion factor (MCF), are derived. The expressions are based on numerical studies of Y-junctions with varying MCFs by means of the finite-difference beam propagation method (FDBPM). The simple expressions are compared with published switching curves of electro-optic Y-junction switches and found to be in excellent agreement.
    Original languageUndefined
    Article number10.1049/el:19921328
    Pages (from-to)2072-2074
    Number of pages3
    JournalElectronics letters
    Issue number22
    Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 1992


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