Stability of nonlinear stationary waves guided by a thin film bounded by nonlinear media

J. V. Moloney, J. Ariyasu, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman

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Abstract

The stability of stationary, TE0-type, nonlinear, thin-film guided waves was investigated numerically for both symmetric and asymmetric planar waveguides with nonlinear cladding and substrate layers. It is found that large regions of the dispersion curves are unstable at high powers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)826-828
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume48
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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