Anomalous nonlinear guided wave cut-off phenomena

Colin T. Seaton, Jesus D. Valera, Richard L. Shoemaker, George I. Stegeman, John Chilwell, S. Desmond Smith

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

We show that mode cutoff can occur at finite powers for waves guided by a thin-film waveguide bounded by one or two media characterized by a defocusing nonlinearity. This phenomenon produced optical limiting action.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1162-1163
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume45
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Anomalous nonlinear guided wave cut-off phenomena'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Seaton, C. T., Valera, J. D., Shoemaker, R. L., Stegeman, G. I., Chilwell, J., & Smith, S. D. (1984). Anomalous nonlinear guided wave cut-off phenomena. Applied Physics Letters, 45(11), 1162-1163. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.95088