Nonlinear nonreciprocity in a coherent mismatched directional coupler

Trillo, S.; Wabnitz, S.
September 1986
Applied Physics Letters;9/29/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p752
Academic Journal
The analytical solution is given for the nonlinear propagation in a linearly mismatched directional coupler taking into account an arbitrary nonuniform nonlinearity. The effect of mismatching which causes nonreciprocal nonlinear switching of the device is analyzed in detail.


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