Accession Number : ADD013266

Title :   Parabolic Optical Waveguide Horns and Design Thereof.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Jun 81, patented 7 Jul 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Burns, William K ; Milton, A F

Report Date : 07 Jul 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Coupling between narrow-and wide-channel optical waveguides is found to be very efficiently performed by coupling regions in the form of parabolas. Design equations for parabolic coupling regions are given. (Patent)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES, *COUPLING(INTERACTION), CHANNELS, PARABOLIC BODIES

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE