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I Photonic crystal switch- directional couplers

  1. Aug 11, 2016 #1
    Im supposed to make model to demonstrate all-optical switching using a nonlinear effects of photonic crystals. And I will be using a directional coupler for this purpose. However Im having trouble in understanding the theory and concepts related to coupling / coupling length / use of dispersion diagrams. It would be a great help if someone could recommend me some books or resources to understand these concepts.
    Also a good book or an article which explains the actual use of optical switch will be also a great help, as I think Iv been misunderstood the concept.
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  3. Aug 16, 2016 #2
    Thanks for the thread! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post? The more details the better.
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