Photoinduced TE-TM Mode Conversion in Ti:LiNbO3 Waveguides

  • C. Walther
  • P. Günter
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 18)


In a c-propagating Ti/LiNbO3 waveguide, a photoinduced space-charge field along the a-axis causes a rotation of the light polarization direction (TE- to TM mode) of a guided mode.


Mode Conversion Input Intensity Charge Field Electrooptic Coefficient Couple Wave Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Walther
    • 1
  • P. Günter
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Solid State PhysicsSwiss Federal Institute of TechnologyZürichSwitzerland

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