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An exact formulation of coupled-mode theory for coupled-cavity lasers

Lang, Robert J. and Yariv, Amnon (1988) An exact formulation of coupled-mode theory for coupled-cavity lasers. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 24 (1). pp. 66-72. ISSN 0018-9197.

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Coupled-mode rate equations for coupled-cavity lasers are derived using a novel approach. The method, based on the Mittag-Leffler theorem, is exact. The coupling coefficients are compared to those derived by several different approximations.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1988 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received February 17, 1987; revised July 30, 1987. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research.
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