A time-domain beam propagation method based on a finite element scheme is newly formulated for nonlinear optical propagation analysis. A nonlinear photonic crystal grating structure is proposed, and the optical limiting and switching are demonstrated.
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T. Fujisawa and M. Koshiba, "Time-Domain Beam Propagation Method for Nonlinear Optical Propagation Analysis and Its Application to Photonic Crystal Circuits," in Integrated Photonics Research, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 91 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper IME5.
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