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Optical Engineering

Analytical study to find the proper coupling energy from one optical waveguide to another with consideration of the nonlinear correction factor
Author(s): Prasanta Mandal; Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay
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Paper Abstract

Transfer of light energy from one fiber to another due to a direct coupling mechanism can be used in various applications in all-optical data communication. We report an analytical approach for finding the exact amount of coupled light from one waveguide to other, if the nonlinearity of the guiding media is considered in this coupling. The significant difference of this coupling phenomenon (effected by the nonlinearity of the waveguide) with the conventional coupling mechanism obtained as coupled optical output is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 45(11) 114602 doi: 10.1117/1.2388976
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 45, Issue 11
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Prasanta Mandal, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)
Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay, The Univ. of Burdwan (India)

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