TITLE

Stability of nonlinear stationary waves guided by a thin film bounded by nonlinear media

AUTHOR(S)
Moloney, J. V.; Ariyasu, J.; Seaton, C. T.; Stegeman, G. I.
PUB. DATE
March 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/31/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 13, p826
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The stability of stationary, TE0-type, nonlinear, thin-film guided waves was investigated numerically for both symmetric and asymmetric planar waveguides with nonlinear cladding and substrate layers. It is found that large regions of the dispersion curves are unstable at high powers.
ACCESSION #
9819417

 

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