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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2097–2099

Modeling of racetrack-resonator add-drop filters with arbitrary nonlinear directional couplers

Rafael Gómez-Alcalá, F. Javier Fraile-Peláez, Pedro Chamorro-Posada, and Francisco J. Díaz-Otero  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 11, pp. 2097-2099 (2012)

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In this Letter we employ the general coupled-mode equations of the nonlinear directional coupler and demonstrate that the switching characteristics of prototypical nonlinear racetrack-resonator structures may differ considerably from those obtained when the standard, generally incorrect, coupled-mode equations are used.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: January 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 30, 2012
Published: May 30, 2012

Rafael Gómez-Alcalá, F. Javier Fraile-Peláez, Pedro Chamorro-Posada, and Francisco J. Díaz-Otero, "Modeling of racetrack-resonator add-drop filters with arbitrary nonlinear directional couplers," Opt. Lett. 37, 2097-2099 (2012)

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