Wide single-mode channels and directional coupler by two-step ion-exchange in glass

Creator: 

  • Albert, Jacques
  • Yip, G.L.

Date: 

1988-04-01

Abstract: 

A simple model for the characterization of single-mode channel waveguides fabricated by a two-step K+-Na+ ion exchange in glass is described. The model can be extended to other types of exchange or substrates. A directional coupler has been designed, fabricated, and measured to show both the usefulness and accuracy of the model and also the relaxation of the fabrication tolerances provided by the two-step ion exchange.

Publisher: 

IEEE

Peer Review: 

Published in Peer Reviewed Journal

Faculty Name: 

Faculty of Engineering and Design

Department Name: 

Department of Electronics

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