Planar Waveguides

  • Karl Joachim Ebeling


In dielectric waveguides electromagnetic waves are guided by total internal reflection. In this chapter we study the one-dimensional guiding of waves in films.


Standing Wave Radiation Mode Helmholtz Equation Total Internal Reflection Effective Refractive Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl Joachim Ebeling
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  1. 1.Abteilung OptoelektronikUniversität UlmUlmGermany

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