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Nonlinear TE-TM Mode Coupling In A Thin-Film Optical Waveguide
Author(s): Ewa Weinert-Raczka
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Paper Abstract

Theoretical possibility of nonlinear TE-TM mode coupling in a thin-film optical waveguide has been examined. Described phenomenon was obtained by third-order nonlinear interaction between two guided modes with different polarizations and two waves falling from outside on the waveguide surface. Phase matching of interacting waves was ensured by choosing proper incidence angles of the falling waves. Effectivity of the interaction depends on the intensity of the external waves and the lenght of the interaction region.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0859, Laser Technology II, (19 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.943364
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Ewa Weinert-Raczka, Technical University of Szczecin (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0859:
Laser Technology II

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