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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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.
Active device interconnection includes optical alignment (active and passive), mode field matching for lens bonding and tapered waveguides, optical path conversion and multilayer wiring.