Analysis of All-Optical Integrated Beam-Scanning Devices

G. Assanto, G. I. Stegeman, and G. Vitrant

Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 1854-1856 (1989)


We study the operation of an all-optical, integrated, beam scanning device based on nonlinear grating coupling between radiative and guided-wave beams. Diffusive nonlinearities are considered and the salient features are compared with previous experimental results obtained in ZnS waveguides.