Control of TM waves by strong TE nonlinear guided waves

Shen, T. P.; Stegeman, G. I.; Maradudin, A. A.
January 1988
Applied Physics Letters;1/4/88, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
We show that a TM-polarized wave can propagate along the interface between a linear and a nonlinear dielectric medium, provided that a high-power TE-polarized wave is also present. On the basis of the threshold powers for the two waves, we predict that 100% modulation of the TM wave by the strong beam is possible.


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