Yariv, Amnon (1998) Frustration of Bragg reflection by cooperative dual-mode interference: a new mode of optical propagation. Optics Letters, 23 (23). pp. 1835-1836. ISSN 0146-9592 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:YARol98
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A new optical mode of propagation is described, which is the natural eigenmode (supermode) of a fiber (or any optical waveguide) with two cospatial periodic gratings. The mode frustrates the backward Bragg scattering from the grating by destructive interference of its two constituent submodes (which are eigenmodes of a uniform waveguide). It can be used in a new type of spatial mode conversion in optical guides.
|Additional Information:||© Copyright 1998 Optical Society of America. Received July 20, 1998. The author is indebted to Phil Willems and to Eva Peral for many stimulating discussions. This research was supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the U.S. Office of Naval Research, and the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. This support is gratefully acknowledged.|
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