Nonlinear directional couplers with integrating nonlinearities

G. I. Stegeman, C. T. Seaton, A. C. Walker, C. N. Ironside

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The response of a nonlinear directional coupler excited by pulses shorter in duration than the nonlinearity response time is analysed for one- and two-photon nonlinearities exhibiting both loss and saturation. Large pulse distortion is predicted in a number of cases. © 1987.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-281
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 1987


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