Dielectric Waveguide

A Waveguide that consists of a Dielectric material surrounded by another dielectric material, such as air, glass, or plastic, with a lower refractive index. Note 1: An example of a dielectric waveguide is an optical fiber. Note 2: A metallic waveguide filled with a dielectric material is not a dielectric waveguide.

Related Terms
Arrayed Waveguide Grating,   Dielectric,   Dielectric Coatings,   Dielectric Filter,   Dielectric Mirrors,   Dielectric Waveguide,   Erbium Doped Waveguide Amplifier,   Fiber Optic Waveguide,   Multimode Optical Waveguide,   Open Waveguide,  

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