Gaussian beam excitation of TE0 nonlinear guided waves

E. M. Wright, G. I. Stegeman, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney

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Selective, efficient excitation of TE0 nonlinear guided waves is demonstrated numerically. For a thin film bounded by two self-focusing media, three different field distributions corresponding to the same flux level can be excited independently by suitable Gaussian input beams.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-436
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number8
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986


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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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