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

S. Wabnitz, Ewan 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)
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
PublisherTelefonica
Pages493-496
Number of pages4
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

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Wabnitz, S., Wright, E. M., Seaton, C. T., & Stegeman, G. I. (1986). ALL-OPTICAL SWITCHING THROUGH NONLINEAR STATIONARY WAVE INSTABILITY IN A NONLINEAR COHERENT COUPLER. In Unknown Host Publication Title (Vol. 1, pp. 493-496). Telefonica.