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The effects of velocity matching, impedance matching, conductor loss, and dielectric loss on the optical bandwidth of an ultra-high-speed lithium niobate modulator are reported. It is shown that both dielectric loss and impedance matching play a key role for velocity-matched high-speed modulators with low conductor loss. The effects of etch depth, buffer(More)
The Standard Plenoptic Camera (SPC) is an innovation in photography, allowing for acquiring two-dimensional images focused at different depths, from a single exposure. Contrary to conventional cameras, the SPC consists of a micro lens array and a main lens projecting virtual lenses into object space. For the first time, the present research provides an(More)
A theoretical study on a novel planar waveguide surface Plasmon Biosensor is presented in this paper. The proposed biosensor has a configuration similar to the Otto excitation mechanism for surface Plasmon polaritons. The performance of the device with respect to key system parameters such as gap-width and device length is investigated using an eigenmode(More)
In this paper, we report a design of high sensitivity Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF) sensor with high birefringence and low confinement losses for liquid analyte sensing applications. The proposed PCF structures are designed with supplementary elliptical air holes in the core region vertically-shaped V-PCF and horizontally-shaped H-PCF. The full vectorial(More)
A study of lateral, vertical, and combined spot-size converters is presented that employs full-vectorial numerical techniques such as modal solution and beam propagation based on the finite-element method. Spot-size expansion, coupling efficiency to an optical fiber, the mode-beating phenomenon, and transmission losses are demonstrated for all three(More)
This paper presents a theoretical investigation of a novel holey fiber (Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF)) multi-channel biosensor based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR). The large gold coated micro fluidic channels and elliptical air hole design of our proposed biosensor aided by a high refractive index over layer in two channels enables operation in two(More)
In this study, the effects of bending on propagation losses of the proposed hexagonal shaped photonic crystal fiber has been investigated by employing the full vectorial finite element method. Bending loss analysis of 60 air hole PCF over wide wavelength range has been reported. Also, the effect of air hole diameters and the bending radius on the(More)
New designs for the velocity matching of a deep-etched semiconductor electro-optic modulator are presented. A tantalum pentoxide (Ta2O5) coating is considered here for achieving velocity matching between the microwave and the optical signals. The effects of the velocity mismatch, the conductor loss, the dielectric loss, and the impedance mismatch are(More)
Plenoptic cameras have been used to computationally generate viewpoint images from the captured light field. This paper aims to provide a prediction of corresponding virtual camera positions based on the parameters of a standard plenoptic camera setup. Furthermore , by tracing light rays from the sensor to the object space, a solution is proposed to(More)
An accurate numerical simulation study of a polarization conversion phenomenon in deeply etched semiconductor electro-optic waveguide modulators is presented. Based on a powerful and versatile finite element package, the effect of various imperfect fabrication conditions on unwanted and unexpected polarization conversion in electro-optic semiconductor(More)