Departmental Papers (ESE)


In this paper, we derive the orthogonality relations for modes supported by a general cylindrical chirowaveguide. As introduced in our earlier work, a chirowaveguide is a cylindrical waveguide filled with chiral or optically active materials. As in conventional waveguides, the orthogonality relations reported here can be used to expand an arbitrary E or H field within a chirowaveguide in terms of a complete set of mutually orthogonal modes in the waveguide.

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

November 1990


Copyright 1990 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Volume 38, Issue 11, November 1990, pages 1631-1634.

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