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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 12 — Jun. 8, 1998
  • pp: 455–461

Soliton-emitting AlGaAs waveguide

Patrick Dumais, Alain Villeneuve, Amr Saher-Helmy, and J. Stewart Aitchison  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 2, Issue 12, pp. 455-461 (1998)

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Simulations of soliton emission and propagation in a linear AlGaAs waveguide with one nonlinear cladding are presented. The device, which has realistic parameters, operates below half the bandgap and emits light into the cladding for a given input power. The use of selective disordering of the MQW guiding layer to realize the linear/nonlinear sections is discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Nonlinear and photorefractive fibers and waveguides

Original Manuscript: January 14, 1998
Revised Manuscript: December 15, 1997
Published: June 8, 1998

Patrick Dumais, Alain Villeneuve, Amr Saher-Helmy, and J. Stewart Aitchison, "Soliton-emitting AlGaAs waveguide," Opt. Express 2, 455-461 (1998)

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