
Beams: Freespace propagation of Gaussian beams, beam spreading, interference of coand counterpropagating beams at different angles of incidence.


Waveguiding: Directional propagation of guided modes, propagating and standing waves, codirectional evanescent coupling between adjacent cores.


Facets: Light propagation across the end facets of slab waveguides, total reflection in case of a specific multimode configuration.


Bends: Propagation along curved slab waveguides with different and radii, field/radiation pattern, propagation and attenuation constants.


Crossing: Perpendicular crossing of two slab waveguides, single and multimode configurations with different core widths.


Photonic crystal waveguide: 90^{o}bend in a photonic crystal waveguide, a rectangular lattice of square rods, access waveguides included.


Square microresonator: A circuit with a square microcavity between two bus waveguides, spectral power transmission and
field pattern at resonance and nearby.


Square microcavity: A square microcavity with perpendicular bus waveguides, a resonant waveguide Tjunction; power spectrum and field examples.


Rectangular cavities: Configurations with different aspect ratio and orientation, spectral power transmission, field pattern at major and minor resonances.


Adddropfilter: Two square microcavities, direct coupling and interaction through bus waveguides, adddropfilter functionality.


Highcontrast gratings: Finite corrugated dielectric membranes, normal incidence of Gaussian beams, varying number of periods, 2D QUEP simulations.

 

Resonator chain: A sequence of square dielectric cavities, evanescent guided wave excitation at one end, resonant field pattern, spectral amplitudes assigned to the individual cavities.


Letters: Rectangular arrangement of dielectric squares and specific spacers; all pieces of the composite structure resonate at the same frequency.


Microring: Circular microringresonator, two bus channels, radial fundamental resonances, HCMT model (bendmode based), spectral transmission.


Microdisk: Circular microdiskresonator, two bus channels, radial fundamental and first order resonances, QUEP simulations (staircase approximation).


CROW: Short coupled resonator optical waveguide, three coupled microrings, straight access channels, HCMT model (bendmode based), spectral transmission.


Photonic molecule: Symmetric arrangement of three microrings, excitation through a slab channel, HCMT analysis (WGMbased), Transmission resonances, supermodes with and without bus.


Bendstraightcouplers: Conventional CMTanalysis (3D) of couplers made of a bent and a straight waveguide; basis: WMM modes for straight channels.


Periodic waveguide: Infinite regular sequence of highcontrast dielectric squares, 1D periodicity, FloquetBloch modes, band structure diagram.


Crossstrip interferometer: Laterally unguided, vertically guided light traverses a rib of specific dimensions, a polarizer configuration.


Circulator: Concept for a polarizationindependent integrated optical circulator, 3D, unidirectional magnetooptic polarization converters combined with polarization splitters.

