To draw the Linear Waveguide, perform the following procedure.

StepAction
1From the Draw menu, select Linear Waveguide.
2Draw the waveguide in the center of the wafer and covering the length of the wafer (see Figure 8).

BPM - Figure 8 Draw Linear Waveguide

Figure 8: Draw Linear Waveguide

Inserting the Input Plane

To insert the Input Plane, perform the following procedure.

StepAction
1From the Draw menu, select Input Plane.
2Click in the layout and position the Input Plane at 10 microns (see Figure 9).

BPM -Figure 9 Insert Input Plane

Figure 9: Insert Input Plane

3Double-click the Input Plane.

The Input Plane dialog box appears.

4Click the Input Fields 2D tab, and then click Edit.

The Input Field dialog box appears.

5Click All to move the waveguide for input from the Waveguides window to the Fields window (see Figure 10).

BPM - Figure 10 Input Field dialog box—move waveguide

Figure 10: Input Field dialog box—move waveguide

6To save the setting and return to the Input Plane dialog box, click OK.
7To return to the main layout, click OK.