Modelling leaky photonic wires: A mode solver comparison

Bienstman, P and Selleri, S and Rosa, L and Uranus, H.P. and Hopman, W.C.L. and Costa, R. and Melloni, A. and Andreani, L.C. and Hugonin, J.P. and Lalanne, P. and Pinto, Domenico and Obayya, Salah and Dems, M. and Panajotov, K. (2006) Modelling leaky photonic wires: A mode solver comparison. Optical and Quantum Electronics, 38 (9-11). pp. 731-759. ISSN 1572-817X

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We present results from a mode solver comparison held within the frameworkof the European COST P11 project. The structure modelled is a high-index contrast photonic wire in silicon-on- insulator subject to substrate leakage. The methods compared are both in-house developed and commercial, and range from effective index and perturbation methods, over finite-element and finite-difference codes, beam propagation methods, to film mode matching methods and plane wave expansion methods.

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