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Nonparaxial equation for linear and nonlinear optical propagation

Crosignani, B. and Di Porto, P. and Yariv, A. (1997) Nonparaxial equation for linear and nonlinear optical propagation. Optics Letters, 22 (11). pp. 778-780. ISSN 0146-9592.

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The formalism of coupled-mode theory, specialized to the continuum of radiation modes, allows us to extend the standard parabolic wave equation to include nonparaxial terms and vectorial effects, and, in particular, to generalize the nonlinear Schrdinger equation that describes propagation in the presence of an intensity-dependent refractive index.

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Additional Information:© 1997 Optical Society of America Received January 31, 1997 B. Crosignani gratefully acknowledges the support of collaborative NATO research grant 930240.
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Official Citation:B. Crosignani, P. Di Porto, and A. Yariv, "Nonparaxial equationfor linear and nonlinear optical propagation:errata," Opt. Lett. 22, 1820-1820 (1997)
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