Reformulation of the Coupled-Mode Theory of Multiwaveguide Systems

William Streifer, Marek Osiński, Amos Hardy

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We show that by proper reformulation the coupled-mode theory of Hardy and Streifer can be reconciled with that of Haus et al, based on a variational principle. The new formulation has the merit of leading to simpler coupled-mode equations while giving marginally more accurate results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1987


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