waveguide

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Etymology[edit]

From wave +‎ guide.

Noun[edit]

waveguide ‎(plural waveguides)

  1. A structure which guides waves, such as electromagnetic waves, light, or sound waves.

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Verb[edit]

waveguide ‎(third-person singular simple present waveguides, present participle waveguiding, simple past and past participle waveguided)

  1. To act as a waveguide for
    • 2009 January 8, Y. Chassagneux, R. Colombelli, W. Maineult, S. Barbieri, H. E. Beere, D. A. Ritchie, S. P. Khanna, E. H. Linfield, A. G. Davies, “Electrically pumped photonic-crystal terahertz lasers controlled by boundary conditions”, in Nature, volume 457, number 7226, DOI:doi:10.1038/nature07636:
      The advantage of transverse magnetic polarization, however, is the possibility of exploiting surface plasmons for waveguiding.