Stability of the TE0 guided wave of a nonlinear waveguide with a self-defocusing bounding medium

Douglas Hart, Ewan M Wright

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We give an argument that the TE0 guided wave of a thin-film slab waveguide with a nonlinear self-defocusing bounding medium is always stable in spite of the fact that its nonlinear dispersion curve has a negative slope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-123
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992


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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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