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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1990
  • pp: 1365–1368

Saturation effects on the coupling efficiency of a nonlinear grating coupler

R. Moshrefzadeh  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 1365-1368 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.001365


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Abstract

We report a theoretical study and a numerical analysis of the coupling efficiency of a grating coupler in a slab waveguide with a nonlinear guiding medium characterized by a saturable index of refraction. A phenomenological relationship is assumed for the saturation of the nonlinearity.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: May 10, 1989
Published: March 20, 1990

Citation
R. Moshrefzadeh, "Saturation effects on the coupling efficiency of a nonlinear grating coupler," Appl. Opt. 29, 1365-1368 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-9-1365


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