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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1989
  • pp: 1146–1148

Description of nonlinear couplers by power conservation

Allan W. Snyder and D. John Mitchell  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 20, pp. 1146-1148 (1989)

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Poynting’s vector theorem describes power flow on twin-core couplers with arbitrary axial perturbations, both linear and nonlinear. This bypasses the coupled amplitude formulation and unifies nonlinear two-mode interactions in general.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 26, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 1989
Published: October 15, 1989

Allan W. Snyder and D. John Mitchell, "Description of nonlinear couplers by power conservation," Opt. Lett. 14, 1146-1148 (1989)

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