Conventional optical-fiber directional couplers composed of isotropic material can exhibit chaotic power splitting when the input polarization is inclined to the geometric axes of coupler.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 31, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 1989
Published: November 1, 1989
Yijiang Chen and A. W. Snyder, "Chaos in a conventional nonlinear coupler," Opt. Lett. 14, 1237-1239 (1989)