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Modal analysis of grating-induced optical bistability
Author(s): Guy Vitrant; Patrick Vincent; Raymond Reinisch; Michel Neviere
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Paper Abstract

We present a simplified modal analysis of a Kerr-type grating coupler that rigorously takes into account the groove depth of the grating. These nonlinear grating couplers exhibit optical bistability. A comparison between the bistable loops obtained from this simplified method and a previously published rigorous method is performed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1545, International Conference on the Application and Theory of Periodic Structures, (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49420
Show Author Affiliations
Guy Vitrant, LEMO/ENSERG (France)
Patrick Vincent, Lab. d'Optique Electromagnetique (France)
Raymond Reinisch, LEMO/ENSERG (France)
Michel Neviere, Lab. d'Optique Electromagnetique (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1545:
International Conference on the Application and Theory of Periodic Structures
Jeremy M. Lerner; Wayne R. McKinney, Editor(s)

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