To define the layout settings, perform the following procedure.

Step Action
1 Click the Default Waveguide tab.
2 Type the following value:

Width: 2.8

Note: All waveguides will use this setting as the default thickness.

3 In the Profile list, click channel.
4 Click the Wafer Dimensions tab.
5 Type the following values:

Length: 5300

Width: 60

6 Click the 2D Wafer Properties tab.
7 In the Material list, click cladding.
8 To apply the settings to the layout, click OK.

The layout window appears (see Figure 3).

BPM - Figure 3 Layout window

Figure 3: Layout window

9 To adjust the display ratio, from the Preferences menu, select Layout Options.

The Layout Options dialog box appears (see Figure 4).

BPM - Figure 4 Layout Options dialog box

Figure 4: Layout Options dialog box

10 Under Display Ratio, type the following value:

Z: 40

11 To apply the new ratio, click OK.