Portland State University. Department of Electrical Engineering
Lee W. Casperson
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
1 online resource (vi, 61 pages)
Laser beams, Optical wave guides
The equations tor the propagation of Electromagnetic and Optical waves in tapered fibers and metallic waveguides are derived. Solutions are derived for the displacement of the beam from the waveguide axis as a function of distance along the axis, and also tor the beam width as a function of distance. These equations are solved numerically for a variety of tapered guides. Experiments are conducted which verify the theoretical results.
Zandi, Bahram, "Propagation of optical waves in tapered fibers and metallic wave guides" (1986). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2693.