Bent Optical Waveguide

Matteo Cherchi (Inventor), Timo Aalto (Inventor)

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    Abstract

    An optical multi-mode HIC (high index contrast) waveguide (102, 104, 201, 301) for transporting electromagnetic radiation in the optical waveband, the waveguide comprising a guiding core portion (204) with higher refractive index, and cladding portion (206) with substantially lower refractive index configured to at least partially surround the light guiding core in the transverse direction to facilitate confining the propagating radiation within the core, the wave-guide being configured to support multiple optical modes of the propagating radiation, wherein the waveguide incorporates a bent waveguide section (202) having bend. curvature that is configured to at least gradually, preferably substantially continuously, increase towards a maximum curvature of said section from a section end.

    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberUS2015260916 AA
    IPCG02B6/02
    Priority date15/10/13
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 2015
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

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    Cherchi, M., & Aalto, T. (2015). IPC No. G02B6/02. Bent Optical Waveguide. (Patent No. US2015260916 AA).
    Cherchi, Matteo (Inventor) ; Aalto, Timo (Inventor). / Bent Optical Waveguide. IPC No.: G02B6/02. Patent No.: US2015260916 AA.
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