Ultra-sharp soliton switching in a directional coupler

T.P. Valkering, J.W. van Honschoten, Hugo Hoekstra

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Abstract

By a numerical investigation it is shown that a directional coupler, described by two linearly coupled non-linear Schro¨dinger equations, can be used to construct a soliton switch with an extremely narrow transition region.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)215-220
Number of pages6
JournalOptics communications
Volume1999
Issue number159
DOIs
StatePublished - 5 Oct 1999

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Directional couplers
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  • EWI-21564
  • METIS-129108
  • IR-58904

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Valkering, T. P., van Honschoten, J. W., & Hoekstra, H. (1999). Ultra-sharp soliton switching in a directional coupler. Optics communications, 1999(159), 215-220. DOI: 10.1016/S0030-4018(98)00573-2

Valkering, T.P.; van Honschoten, J.W.; Hoekstra, Hugo / Ultra-sharp soliton switching in a directional coupler.

In: Optics communications, Vol. 1999, No. 159, 05.10.1999, p. 215-220.

Research output: ScientificArticle

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Ultra-sharp soliton switching in a directional coupler. / Valkering, T.P.; van Honschoten, J.W.; Hoekstra, Hugo.

In: Optics communications, Vol. 1999, No. 159, 05.10.1999, p. 215-220.

Research output: ScientificArticle

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Valkering TP, van Honschoten JW, Hoekstra H. Ultra-sharp soliton switching in a directional coupler. Optics communications. 1999 Oct 5;1999(159):215-220. Available from, DOI: 10.1016/S0030-4018(98)00573-2