Nonlinear nonreciprocity in a coherent mismatched directional coupler

Year: 1986

Authors: Trillo S., Wabnitz S.

Autors Affiliation: Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Istituto Superiore Poste e Telecomunicazioni, 00144 Rome, Italy

Abstract: The analytical solution is given for the nonlinear propagation in a linearly mismatched directional coupler taking into account an arbitrary nonuniform nonlinearity. The effect of mismatching which causes nonreciprocal nonlinear switching of the device is analyzed in detail.

Journal/Review: APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS

Volume: 49 (13)      Pages from: 752  to: 754

KeyWords: Nonlinar optics
DOI: 10.1063/1.97536

Citations: 125
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