Theory of grating superstructures

Broderick, N.G.Raphael and De Sterke, C.Martijn (1997) Theory of grating superstructures. Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 55, (3), 3634-3646. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.55.3634).


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We develop the theory of linear and nonlinear grating superstructures, gratings in which the parameters vary periodically with position on the scale of typically about 1 mm. Following earlier work in semiconductors, these have now been written in optical fibers. We develop the theory by introducing a set of 'super envelopes': envelopes of the usual envelope functions of the grating structure. We show that under very general conditions these super envelopes satisfy a set of super coupled mode equations, and that these equations have solitary wave solutions

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1539-3755 (print)
1550-2376 (electronic)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78042
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2015 14:54

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