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Coupled-mode theory for guided-wave optics

Yariv, Amnon (1973) Coupled-mode theory for guided-wave optics. IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 9 (9). pp. 919-933. ISSN 0018-9197.

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The problem of propagation and interaction of optical radiation in dielectric waveguides is cast in the coupled-mode formalism. This approach is useful for treating problems involving energy exchange between modes. A derivation of the general theory is followed by application to the specific cases of electrooptic modulation, photoelastic and magnetooptic modulation, and optical filtering. Also treated are nonlinear optical applications such as second-harmonic generation in thin films and phase matching.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1973 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received March 9, 1973. This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation and in part by the Advanced Research Projects Agency through the Army Research Office, Durham, N.C. The author wishes to thank his colleagues, Dr. E. Garmire, Dr. K. Sakuda, and Dr. M. Nakamura, and his students, A. Gover, S. Somekh, and H. Stoll, for their numerous discussions and suggestions
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