tapered waveguide

tapered waveguide

[′tā·pərd ′wāv‚gīd]
(electromagnetism)
A waveguide in which a physical or electrical characteristic changes continuously with distance along the axis of the waveguide. Also known as tapered transmission line.
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The schematic diagram of linearly tapered waveguide with AMM cladding is shown in the Fig.
This will be achieved through nano- and micro-structuring of the taper edge, capitalizing on the photonic properties of the tapered waveguide to precisely control light delivery and collection in vivo.
In the latter case performance of the tapered waveguide with the [lambda]/4 matching layer (is the [lambda] wavelength) of finite lateral dimensions becomes very important.
Wu [16] had been made a novel multimode interference coupler with exponentially tapered waveguide.
Now, according to a report in New Scientist, Vera Smolyaninova of Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland, and colleagues have used a convex lens to create the tapered waveguide and trap a rainbow of light.
The system's tapered waveguide provides rich, lifelike sound that can fill most rooms.
08" cross sections of 6" long tapered waveguide sections.
The most effective shape for suppressing trailing waves is the tapered waveguide (Fig.
2 Tapered Waveguide [13]--It accompanies the introduction of gradient tapers in the PC waveguides for the effective coupling of an input beam.
coded with multimode polymer bent tapered waveguide modeling and got better lateral alignment in [7].
Active device interconnection includes optical alignment (active and passive), mode field matching for lens bonding and tapered waveguides, optical path conversion and multilayer wiring.
Matsumar, "Reflection Coefficient of E-Plane Tapered Waveguides,"