To define the layout settings, perform the following action.

•    Type the following settings.a.   Waveguide Properties:

Width: 4

Profile: channel

b.   Wafer Dimensions:

Length: 1200

Width: 34

c.   2D Wafer Properties:

Material: cladding

Creating the waveguides

To create the waveguides, perform the following procedure.

Step Action
1 Draw and edit the first waveguide.a.   Start offset:

Horizontal: 0

Vertical: 4

b.   End Offset: Horizontal: 1200

Vertical: 4

c.   Width: 4

2 Draw and edit the second waveguide.

a.   Start Offset:

Horizontal: 0

Vertical: -4

b.   End Offset:

Horizontal: 1200

Vertical: -4

c.   Width: 4

3 To apply the settings, click OK.
4 Insert the input plane.
5 Save the project (see Figure 1)

BPM - Figure 1 Drawing the waveguides

Figure 1: Drawing the waveguides