• Frontiers of Optoelectronics
  • Vol. 6, Issue 2, 146 (2013)
Sijun WENG, Li PEI*, Ruifeng ZHAO, Junjie YANG, and Yiqun WANG
Author Affiliations
  • Key Lab of All Optical Network and Advanced Telecommunication Network of EMC, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing 100044, China
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    Abstract

    Optical waveguide is used to guide the transmission of light. This paper reviews multilayer optical waveguide and some devices based on it. The optical waveguide can be divided into single-layer and multilayer optical waveguides in general. Here, multilayer cylindrical waveguide and multilayer planar waveguides were mainly focused. The analyzing method and the structures of waveguides were also demonstrated in briefly. Both these multilayer optical waveguide used in different kinds of optical devices including optical modulator, laser, optical amplifier, optical switch and special fiber were further presented. At last, the principle and structure of these multilayer optical devices were compared.
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    Sijun WENG, Li PEI, Ruifeng ZHAO, Junjie YANG, Yiqun WANG. Optical devices based on multilayer optical waveguide[J]. Frontiers of Optoelectronics, 2013, 6(2): 146
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    Category: REVIEW ARTICLE
    Received: Jan. 22, 2013
    Accepted: Feb. 27, 2013
    Posted: Feb. 1, 2013
    Published Online: Mar. 3, 2014
    The Author Email: PEI Li (lipei@bjtu.edu.cn)