Switching in the far-field of a nonlinear directional coupler

J. M. Catchmark, D. N. Christodoulides

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It is shown that by using the all-optical switching characteristics of a nonlinear coherent directional coupler, sensitive switching of its far-field intensity pattern can be achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-17
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jul 1 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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