TITLE

Directional couplers with linear and nonlinear elements

AUTHOR(S)
Deering, W.D.; Molina, M.I.; Tsironis, G.P.
PUB. DATE
May 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/17/1993, Vol. 62 Issue 20, p2471
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the switching characteristics of mixed linear-nonlinear configurations of directional couplers for single-mode operation. Depreciation of the effect of phase mismatch; Analysis on the couplers with linear and nonlinear elements; Attainment of improved switching features.
ACCESSION #
4323171

 

Related Articles

  • Hybrid polymer/silica thermo-optic vertical coupler switches. Keil, N.; Yao, H.H.; Zawadzki, C.; Lösch, K.; Satzke, K.; Wischmann, W.; Wirth, J.V.; Schneider, J.; Bauer, J.; Bauer, M. // Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;2001, Vol. 73 Issue 5/6, p469 

    Thermo-optic 1×2 vertical coupler switches (VCSs) using a hybrid polymer/silica integration technology were designed using a finite element method and a coupled mode method for different refractive index contrasts. The multilayer structures were optimized by thermal analysis. Based on these...

  • Hybrid polymer/silica thermo-optic vertical coupler switches. Keil, N.; Yao, H.H.; Zawadzki, C.; Lösch, K.; Satzke, K.; Wischmann, W.; Wirth, J.V.; Schneider, J.; Bauer, J.; Bauer, M. // Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;2001, Vol. 73 Issue 5/6, p469 

    Thermo-optic 1×2 vertical coupler switches (VCSs) using a hybrid polymer/silica integration technology were designed using a finite element method and a coupled mode method for different refractive index contrasts. The multilayer structures were optimized by thermal analysis. Based on these...

  • Analysis of a gained nonlinear directional coupler pulse switch. Hatami, Mohsen; Ghafouri-Shiraz, H.; Zakery, A. // Optical & Quantum Electronics;Dec2006, Vol. 38 Issue 15, p1259 

    We have investigated the switching performance of a gained (nonlinear directional coupler) NLDC switch in the presence of both 2nd and 4th order gain nonlinearities. In this system, we have achieved a nearly complete pulse switching at half beat length of the coupler which implies about 40%...

  • Switching dynamics of a two-dimensional nonlinear couplers in a photopolymer - A variational approach. Uthayakumar, T.; Porsezian, K. // Pramana: Journal of Physics;Nov2010, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p1025 

    We study the optical switching of the two-dimensional nonlinear coupler in a doped photopolymer. The coupled nonlinear Schrödinger equations (CNLSEs) describing our coupler system are analysed using Lagrangian variational method. From the Lagrangian, a set of coupled ordinary differential...

  • Power-dependent switching of microwave signals in a ferrite-film nonlinear directional coupler. Ustinov, Alexey B.; Kalinikos, Boris A. // Applied Physics Letters;10/23/2006, Vol. 89 Issue 17, p172511 

    The authors report the realization of a microwave nonlinear directional coupler based on a ferrite film. It is a passive device for direct signal processing at microwave frequencies. The power-dependent switching of microwave signals is demonstrated. The switching is achieved through a...

  • Passive couplers.  // Lightwave;3/15/96, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p74 

    Presents a buyer's guide to passive couplers. Operating wavelength; Port configuration; Maximum excess loss; Port-to-port isolation; Fiber size; Connectory type; Contact information.

  • All-fiber coupler works as channel-dropping filter. Jungbluth, Eugene D. // Laser Focus World;Apr94, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p29 

    Presents information about an all-fiber coupler channel-dropping filter by researchers from the University of Southampton, Southampton, England. Advantages of the device; Components of the filter design.

  • Optical couplers route signals cost-effectively. Robinson, S. Mark; Spadinger, Nancy L. // Laser Focus World;Jun94, Vol. 30 Issue 6, pS29 

    Focuses on the cost effectiveness of using optical couplers in routing signals. Trade-offs in performance, operating wavelength, applications and environmental stability; Coupler types; Manufacturing processes; Network applications; Selection criteria.

  • Quick-action couplers.  // Machine Design;6/15/95, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p120 

    Examines the use of quick-action couplers for fluid systems. Types of couplers.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics