ALL-OPTICAL SWITCHING THROUGH NONLINEAR STATIONARY WAVE INSTABILITY IN A NONLINEAR COHERENT COUPLER.

S. Wabnitz, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman

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Abstract

The spatial instability for a stationary nonlinear wave propagating in two coupled thin-film parallel waveguides with homogeneous positive or negative nonlinearity is numerically studied. This allows for phase-controlled light-by-light switching.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages493-496
Number of pages4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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