R. Cuykendall and K. H. Strobl, “Effects of soft saturation on nonlinear interface switching,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 352–358 (1990).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Three-dimensional modes of a symmetric nonlinear plane waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 69, 247–252 (1989).

[Crossref]

S. Y. Auyang and P. A. Wolff, “Free-carrier-induced third-order optical nonlinearities in semiconductors,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 595–605 (1989).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman and R. H. Stolen, “Waveguides and fibers for nonlinear optics,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 652–662 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Naviev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear waves in a symmetrical planar structure,” Opt. Commun. 72, 190–194 (1989).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, N. Finlayson, R. Zanoni, and C. T. Seaton, “Third order nonlinear integrated optics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 6, 953–970 (1988).

[Crossref]

K. Hayata and M. Koshiba, “Full vectorial analysis of nonlinear-optical waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 2494–2501 (1988).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear surface waves,” Solid State Commun. 66, 981–985 (1988).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Nonlinear waves in saturable self-focusing thin films bounded by linear media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 2052–2058 (1988).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Guided waves in nonlinear saturable self-focusing thin films,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 1947–1955 (1987).

[Crossref]

A. D. Boardman, A. A. Maradudin, G. I. Stegeman, T. Twardowski, and E. M. Wright, “Exact theory of nonlinear p-polarized optical waves,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1159–1164 (1987).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

C. T. Seaton, Xu Mai, G. I. Stegeman, and H. G. Winful, “Nonlinear guided wave applications,” Opt. Eng. 24, 593–599 (1985).

U. Langbein, F. Lederer, T. Peschel, and H.-E. Ponath, “Nonlinear guided waves in saturable nonlinear media,” Opt. Lett. 10, 571–573 (1985).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

B. M. A. Rahman and J. B. Davies, “Penalty function improvement of waveguide solution by finite elements,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. MTT-32, 922–928 (1984).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Three-dimensional modes of a symmetric nonlinear plane waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 69, 247–252 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Naviev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear waves in a symmetrical planar structure,” Opt. Commun. 72, 190–194 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear surface waves,” Solid State Commun. 66, 981–985 (1988).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Nonlinear waves in saturable self-focusing thin films bounded by linear media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 2052–2058 (1988).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Guided waves in nonlinear saturable self-focusing thin films,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 1947–1955 (1987).

[Crossref]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Numerical analysis of a nonlinear optical channel waveguide,” in Proceedings of the 14th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), p. 225–228.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “A package for nonlinear optical waveguides based on E-vector finite elements,” in Advances in Electrical Engineering Software, P. P. Silvester, ed. (Computational Mechanics Publications, Boston, Mass., 1990), pp. 151–162.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “Scalar and vector formulations of nonlinear optical waveguides: a comparison,” in Proceedings of the IREECON International 1989 (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), pp. 551–554.

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Vectorial finite-element methods for nonlinear optical waveguides,” in Proceedings of the 13th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1988), pp. 129–132.

A. D. Boardman, A. A. Maradudin, G. I. Stegeman, T. Twardowski, and E. M. Wright, “Exact theory of nonlinear p-polarized optical waves,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1159–1164 (1987).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

X. H. Wang and G. K. Cambrell, “Full vectorial simulation of bistability phenomena in nonlinear optical channel waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10, 1090–1095 (1993).

[Crossref]

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Vectorial finite-element methods for nonlinear optical waveguides,” in Proceedings of the 13th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1988), pp. 129–132.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “Scalar and vector formulations of nonlinear optical waveguides: a comparison,” in Proceedings of the IREECON International 1989 (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), pp. 551–554.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “A package for nonlinear optical waveguides based on E-vector finite elements,” in Advances in Electrical Engineering Software, P. P. Silvester, ed. (Computational Mechanics Publications, Boston, Mass., 1990), pp. 151–162.

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Numerical analysis of a nonlinear optical channel waveguide,” in Proceedings of the 14th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), p. 225–228.

X. H. Wang and G. K. Cambrell, “All-optical switching and bistability phenomena in nonlinear optical waveguides: Part I Power dispersion relations,” in Proceedings of the 16th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1991), pp. 314–317.

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

R. Cuykendall and K. H. Strobl, “Effects of soft saturation on nonlinear interface switching,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 352–358 (1990).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

R. D. Ettinger, F. A. Fernandez, B. M. A. Rahman, and J. B. Davies, “Vector finite element solution of saturable nonlinear strip-loaded optical waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 3, 147–149 (1991).

[Crossref]

B. M. A. Rahman and J. B. Davies, “Penalty function improvement of waveguide solution by finite elements,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. MTT-32, 922–928 (1984).

[Crossref]

R. D. Ettinger, F. A. Fernandez, B. M. A. Rahman, and J. B. Davies, “Vector finite element solution of saturable nonlinear strip-loaded optical waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 3, 147–149 (1991).

[Crossref]

R. D. Ettinger, F. A. Fernandez, B. M. A. Rahman, and J. B. Davies, “Vector finite element solution of saturable nonlinear strip-loaded optical waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 3, 147–149 (1991).

[Crossref]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, N. Finlayson, R. Zanoni, and C. T. Seaton, “Third order nonlinear integrated optics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 6, 953–970 (1988).

[Crossref]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Nonlinear waves in saturable self-focusing thin films bounded by linear media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 2052–2058 (1988).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Guided waves in nonlinear saturable self-focusing thin films,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 1947–1955 (1987).

[Crossref]

L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Electrodynamics of Continuous Media, 2nd ed. (Pergamon, Oxford, 1984).

L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Electrodynamics of Continuous Media, 2nd ed. (Pergamon, Oxford, 1984).

C. T. Seaton, Xu Mai, G. I. Stegeman, and H. G. Winful, “Nonlinear guided wave applications,” Opt. Eng. 24, 593–599 (1985).

A. D. Boardman, A. A. Maradudin, G. I. Stegeman, T. Twardowski, and E. M. Wright, “Exact theory of nonlinear p-polarized optical waves,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1159–1164 (1987).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Three-dimensional modes of a symmetric nonlinear plane waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 69, 247–252 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear surface waves,” Solid State Commun. 66, 981–985 (1988).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Naviev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear waves in a symmetrical planar structure,” Opt. Commun. 72, 190–194 (1989).

[Crossref]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Naviev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear waves in a symmetrical planar structure,” Opt. Commun. 72, 190–194 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Three-dimensional modes of a symmetric nonlinear plane waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 69, 247–252 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear surface waves,” Solid State Commun. 66, 981–985 (1988).

[Crossref]

R. D. Ettinger, F. A. Fernandez, B. M. A. Rahman, and J. B. Davies, “Vector finite element solution of saturable nonlinear strip-loaded optical waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 3, 147–149 (1991).

[Crossref]

B. M. A. Rahman and J. B. Davies, “Penalty function improvement of waveguide solution by finite elements,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. MTT-32, 922–928 (1984).

[Crossref]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, N. Finlayson, R. Zanoni, and C. T. Seaton, “Third order nonlinear integrated optics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 6, 953–970 (1988).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

C. T. Seaton, Xu Mai, G. I. Stegeman, and H. G. Winful, “Nonlinear guided wave applications,” Opt. Eng. 24, 593–599 (1985).

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman and R. H. Stolen, “Waveguides and fibers for nonlinear optics,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 652–662 (1989).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, N. Finlayson, R. Zanoni, and C. T. Seaton, “Third order nonlinear integrated optics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 6, 953–970 (1988).

[Crossref]

A. D. Boardman, A. A. Maradudin, G. I. Stegeman, T. Twardowski, and E. M. Wright, “Exact theory of nonlinear p-polarized optical waves,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1159–1164 (1987).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

C. T. Seaton, Xu Mai, G. I. Stegeman, and H. G. Winful, “Nonlinear guided wave applications,” Opt. Eng. 24, 593–599 (1985).

R. Cuykendall and K. H. Strobl, “Effects of soft saturation on nonlinear interface switching,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 352–358 (1990).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

A. D. Boardman, A. A. Maradudin, G. I. Stegeman, T. Twardowski, and E. M. Wright, “Exact theory of nonlinear p-polarized optical waves,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1159–1164 (1987).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

X. H. Wang and G. K. Cambrell, “Full vectorial simulation of bistability phenomena in nonlinear optical channel waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10, 1090–1095 (1993).

[Crossref]

X. H. Wang and G. K. Cambrell, “All-optical switching and bistability phenomena in nonlinear optical waveguides: Part I Power dispersion relations,” in Proceedings of the 16th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1991), pp. 314–317.

X. H. Wang, “Finite element methods for nonlinear optical waveguides,” Ph.D. dissertation (Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1992).

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Numerical analysis of a nonlinear optical channel waveguide,” in Proceedings of the 14th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), p. 225–228.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “A package for nonlinear optical waveguides based on E-vector finite elements,” in Advances in Electrical Engineering Software, P. P. Silvester, ed. (Computational Mechanics Publications, Boston, Mass., 1990), pp. 151–162.

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Vectorial finite-element methods for nonlinear optical waveguides,” in Proceedings of the 13th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1988), pp. 129–132.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “Scalar and vector formulations of nonlinear optical waveguides: a comparison,” in Proceedings of the IREECON International 1989 (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), pp. 551–554.

C. T. Seaton, Xu Mai, G. I. Stegeman, and H. G. Winful, “Nonlinear guided wave applications,” Opt. Eng. 24, 593–599 (1985).

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, N. Finlayson, R. Zanoni, and C. T. Seaton, “Third order nonlinear integrated optics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 6, 953–970 (1988).

[Crossref]

A. D. Boardman, A. A. Maradudin, G. I. Stegeman, T. Twardowski, and E. M. Wright, “Exact theory of nonlinear p-polarized optical waves,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1159–1164 (1987).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, N. Finlayson, R. Zanoni, and C. T. Seaton, “Third order nonlinear integrated optics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 6, 953–970 (1988).

[Crossref]

W. C. Banyai, N. Finlayson, C. T. Seaton, G. I. Stegeman, M. O’Neill, T. G. Cullen, and C. N. Ironside, “Saturation of the nonlinear refractive-index change in a semiconductor-doped glass channel waveguide,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 481–483 (1989).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Guided waves in nonlinear saturable self-focusing thin films,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23, 1947–1955 (1987).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, C. T. Seaton, J. V. Moloney, T. P. Shen, A. A. Maradudin, and R. F. Wallis, “Nonlinear slab-guided waves in non-Kerr-like media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 977–983 (1986).

[Crossref]

S. J. Al–Bader and H. A. Jamid, “Nonlinear waves in saturable self-focusing thin films bounded by linear media,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 2052–2058 (1988).

[Crossref]

R. D. Ettinger, F. A. Fernandez, B. M. A. Rahman, and J. B. Davies, “Vector finite element solution of saturable nonlinear strip-loaded optical waveguides,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 3, 147–149 (1991).

[Crossref]

B. M. A. Rahman and J. B. Davies, “Penalty function improvement of waveguide solution by finite elements,” IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. MTT-32, 922–928 (1984).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman, E. M. Wright, N. Finlayson, R. Zanoni, and C. T. Seaton, “Third order nonlinear integrated optics,” J. Lightwave Technol. 6, 953–970 (1988).

[Crossref]

G. I. Stegeman and R. H. Stolen, “Waveguides and fibers for nonlinear optics,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 652–662 (1989).

[Crossref]

K. Hayata and M. Koshiba, “Full vectorial analysis of nonlinear-optical waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 2494–2501 (1988).

[Crossref]

S. Y. Auyang and P. A. Wolff, “Free-carrier-induced third-order optical nonlinearities in semiconductors,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6, 595–605 (1989).

[Crossref]

J. L. Coutaz and M. Kull, “Saturation of the nonlinear index of refraction in semiconductor-doped glass,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 95–98 (1991).

[Crossref]

X. H. Wang and G. K. Cambrell, “Full vectorial simulation of bistability phenomena in nonlinear optical channel waveguides,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10, 1090–1095 (1993).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Naviev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear waves in a symmetrical planar structure,” Opt. Commun. 72, 190–194 (1989).

[Crossref]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Three-dimensional modes of a symmetric nonlinear plane waveguide,” Opt. Commun. 69, 247–252 (1989).

[Crossref]

C. T. Seaton, Xu Mai, G. I. Stegeman, and H. G. Winful, “Nonlinear guided wave applications,” Opt. Eng. 24, 593–599 (1985).

A. D. Boardman, A. A. Maradudin, G. I. Stegeman, T. Twardowski, and E. M. Wright, “Exact theory of nonlinear p-polarized optical waves,” Phys. Rev. A 35, 1159–1164 (1987).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

R. Cuykendall and K. H. Strobl, “Effects of soft saturation on nonlinear interface switching,” Phys. Rev. A 41, 352–358 (1990).

[Crossref]
[PubMed]

N. N. Akhmediev, R. F. Nabiev, and Yu. M. Popov, “Stripe nonlinear surface waves,” Solid State Commun. 66, 981–985 (1988).

[Crossref]

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Vectorial finite-element methods for nonlinear optical waveguides,” in Proceedings of the 13th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1988), pp. 129–132.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “Scalar and vector formulations of nonlinear optical waveguides: a comparison,” in Proceedings of the IREECON International 1989 (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), pp. 551–554.

X. H. Wang, “Finite element methods for nonlinear optical waveguides,” Ph.D. dissertation (Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1992).

X. H. Wang, L. N. Binh, and G. K. Cambrell, “Numerical analysis of a nonlinear optical channel waveguide,” in Proceedings of the 14th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1989), p. 225–228.

X. H. Wang, G. K. Cambrell, and L. N. Binh, “A package for nonlinear optical waveguides based on E-vector finite elements,” in Advances in Electrical Engineering Software, P. P. Silvester, ed. (Computational Mechanics Publications, Boston, Mass., 1990), pp. 151–162.

All the powers in the power-dispersion relations in Ref. 5 should be scaled down by a factor of 2 [K. Hayata, Department of Electrical Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060, Japan (personal communication)]. The corrected values are used here to facilitate the comparison.

L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Electrodynamics of Continuous Media, 2nd ed. (Pergamon, Oxford, 1984).

X. H. Wang and G. K. Cambrell, “All-optical switching and bistability phenomena in nonlinear optical waveguides: Part I Power dispersion relations,” in Proceedings of the 16th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Sydney, Australia, 1991), pp. 314–317.