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Linear Mode Beating and Nonlinear Mode Coupling in Resonant Optical Waveguides

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Abstract

Conventional waveguiding which relies on total-internal reflection (TIR) has been well established for several decades. A great variety of devices as e. g. single waveguides, directional couplers, Y- and X-beam splitters, Mach-Zehnder interferometers have been implemented. Although many applications, based on the conventional scheme, work very successfully there are certain drawbacks inherent in this concept.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physikalisch-Astronomische Fakultät, Institut für Festkörpertheorie und Theoretische OptikFriedrich-Schiller-Universität JenaJenaGermany
  2. 2.FB 4 PhysikUniversität OsnabrückOsnabrückGermany
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringLaval UniversitySainte-FoyCanada

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