By using linear analysis with exact solutions, it is shown that the fundamental (TEo) and at least the TE1 guided waves of a thin-film slab waveguide bounded by a Kerr self-defocusing medium are stable.
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H. T. Tran, "Stability of bright TE waves in slab waveguides with a self-defocusing bounding medium," Opt. Lett. 17, 1767-1769 (1992)