TITLE

Control of TM waves by strong TE nonlinear guided waves

AUTHOR(S)
Shen, T. P.; Stegeman, G. I.; Maradudin, A. A.
PUB. DATE
January 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/4/88, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9825498

 

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