Directional couplers with linear and nonlinear elements

W. D. Deering, M. I. Molina, G. P. Tsironis

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The switching characteristics of simple mixed linear-nonlinear configurations of directional couplers for single-mode operation are investigated. For negative interaction coefficients, faster switching can be achieved at lower input power levels than in all-nonlinear coupler configurations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2471-2473
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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