TITLE

All-optical switching in rare-earth doped channel waveguide

AUTHOR(S)
de Araujo, Cid B.; Gomes, A.S.L.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/23/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p413
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the operation of all-optical switch in rare-earth doped channel waveguide. Use of Nd[sup 3+] doped glass waveguide to induce optical switching; Dependence of the waveguide on electronic population distribution; Estimates of the nonlinear refractive index for rare-earth doped fibers.
ACCESSION #
4177042

 

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