To define the layout settings, perform the following procedure.

Step Action
1 In the Layout Designer, select Edit > Wafer Properties.
2 Type/select the following:

Wafer Dimensions tab

Length (μm): 1000

Width (μm): 60

2D Wafer Properties tab

Cladding

Material: cladding

3D Wafer Properties tab

Cladding

Material: cladding

Thickness: 30

Substrate

Material: cladding

Thickness: 30

3 Click OK to apply the layout settings.

Creating the linear waveguide

To create the linear waveguide, perform the following procedure.

Step Action
1 In the layout, draw a linear waveguide.
2 To open the properties dialog box for the waveguide, double-click on the waveguide.

The Linear Waveguide Properties dialog box appears.

3 In the Linear Waveguide Properties dialog box, type/enter the following: Start offset:

Horizontal: 1000

Vertical: 0

End offset: Horizontal: 0

Vertical: 0

Width: 8.14

Profile: SMF-28

4 Click OK.
5 Insert the input plane.
6 Save the project.

BPM - Figure 3 Linear waveguide properties—Start

Figure 3: Linear waveguide properties—Start