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

Moloney, J. V.; Ariyasu, J.; Seaton, C. T.; Stegeman, G. I.
March 1986
Applied Physics Letters;3/31/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 13, p826
Academic Journal
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.


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