29 January 1985 Applications Of Nonlinear Periodic Structures In Guided Wave Optics
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Proceedings Volume 0517, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering I; (1985) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.945161
Event: 1984 Cambridge Symposium, 1984, Cambridge, United States
Abstract
In this paper, several novel concepts are presented that relate to the propagation of light in nonlinear waveguides with a spatially periodic refractive index or boundary perturbation. The particular nonlinearity considered is an intensity-dependent refractive index. Devices based on these periodic nonlinear waveguides include variable grating couplers, optically-tunable optical filters, light controlled spatial scanners, and distributed feedback bistable optical devices. The possibility of pulse compression by nonlinear periodic structures is also considered.
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Herbert G. Winful, George I. Stegeman, "Applications Of Nonlinear Periodic Structures In Guided Wave Optics", Proc. SPIE 0517, Integrated Optical Circuit Engineering I, (29 January 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.945161; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.945161
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