Parameter trade-offs in nonlinear directional couplers: Two level saturable nonlinear media

Year: 1987

Authors: Stegeman G.I., Caglioti E., Trillo S., Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, United States; Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Viale Europa 190, 00144 Rome, Italy

Abstract: The trade-offs between switching efficiency, throughput, switching power and linewidth detuning are calculated for a nonlinear directional coupler with a two level saturable nonlinear medium.


Volume: 63 (5)      Pages from: 281  to: 284

KeyWords: Switching systems – Mathematical Models; Nonlinear directional couplers
DOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(87)90175-1