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Nonlinear Wave Propagation In Planar Optical Waveguides: Theoretical Aspects
Author(s): D. Mihalache; Wang Ruo Peng
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Paper Abstract

We review third-order nonlinear guided wave phenomena in planar optical waveguides. The phenomena to be discussed include: propagation effects, e.g., stability of the nonlinear guided waves, effects of linear absorption, nonlinear saturation, multi-soliton emission and the external excitation of these new waves with flux-dependent field distributions. We also present recent numerical studies of the nonlinear dispersion curve and electromagnetic field distribution of nonlinear surface-guided waves in a semi-infinite superlattice structure in contact with a semi-infinite nonlinear optical substrate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 May 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1033, Trends in Quantum Electronics, (18 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950645
Show Author Affiliations
D. Mihalache, Central Institute of Physics (Romania)
Wang Ruo Peng, Bucharest University (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1033:
Trends in Quantum Electronics
Ioan Ursu, Editor(s)

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