Novel power switch using oblique incidence to a nonlinear slab

Hwei-Yuan Liu; Way-Seen Wang
May 1995
Applied Physics Letters;5/29/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 22, p2955
Academic Journal
Focuses on the waveguiding characteristics of a novel power switch using oblique incidence to a nonlinear slab. Efficacy of the emitted soliton in the nonlinear slab; Increase of slab thickness in digital signal switching application; Calculation of soliton offsets using Snell's law.


Related Articles

  • Analysis of an electron-wave Y-branch switch. Palm, Thomas; Thylen, Lars // Applied Physics Letters;1/13/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p237 

    Analyzes the electron-wave Y-branch switch using the beam propagation method. Ability of the switch to allow wider electron velocity spectra; Advantages over directional coupler switches; Capacity to operate without single-mode electron waveguides.

  • All-optical switching in rare-earth doped channel waveguide. de Araujo, Cid B.; Gomes, A.S.L. // Applied Physics Letters;1/23/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p413 

    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.

  • Experimental investigation on high-speed switching characteristics of a novel symmetric.... Nakamura, S.; Tajima, K. // Applied Physics Letters;7/18/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p283 

    Investigates the high-speed switching characteristics of symmetric Mach-Zehnder all optical switch. Basis on the band-filling effect in the semiconductor waveguide; Effect of switching speed on relaxation time; Details on the full width of the wave form at half-maximum value.

  • 1.55 mum reflection-type optical waveguide switch based on SiGe/Si plasma dispersion effect. Baojun Li; Guozheng Li // Applied Physics Letters;7/5/1999, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p1 

    Presents a study that proposed and fabricated a SiGe/Si asymmetric optical waveguide switch with transverse injection structure based on total internal reflection and plasma dispersion effect. Maximum optical switching and injection current of the device; Extinction ratio and crosstalk and...

  • Optical switching in a metal-semiconductor-metal waveguide structure. Bieber, Amy E.; Prelewitz, David F. // Applied Physics Letters;6/19/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 25, p3401 

    Investigates optical switching in a metal-semiconductor-metal waveguide structure. Presentation of a silicon-on-insulator waveguide with aluminum interdigitated fingers; Compatibility of the structure with very large scale integrated manufacturing processes; Presence of gap in the dispersion...

  • Latent spatial instability of current in high-power bipolar switches. Gorbatyuk, A. V. // Technical Physics Letters;Dec2006, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p999 

    A theory describing the injection instability in high-power bipolar semiconductor switches at a current density of J ∼ 1 kA/cm2 and a collector field strength of E > 5 × 104 V/cm is proposed. It is established that, if the efficiency of cathode injection source increases with J and E,...

  • Minimization of thermal effects in a waveguide structure optical switch. Brik, F.; Paraire, N.; Bouchemat, T.; Bouchemat, M. // Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;Dec2009, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p841 

    Many studies have been performed on III–V semiconductor all-optical switches with a Fabry–Perot or a waveguide structure. Nonlinear effects have been observed in these devices but fast thermal effects occur which often limit their performances, especially their speed. We report a...

  • Classical chaos and nonlinear dynamics of rays in inhomogenous media. Abdullaev, S.S. // Chaos;Aug91, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p212 

    Investigates the classical nonlinear resonance and classical stochastic dynamics of rays in waveguide media with irregular inhomogeneities. Characteristics of ray trajectories; Confinement in a nonlinear resonance; Development of chaotic behavior in waveguides with longitudinal periodic...

  • Singular Points in the Electromagnetic Field—Waveguide System. Dzedolik, I. V. // Technical Physics Letters;Mar2003, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p194 

    Phase trajectories of a nonlinear system of the electromagnetic field-waveguide type are studied in the vicinity of singular points. Solutions for the field components near these points are obtained. It is shown that an optical vortex appears at a singular point, the Poynting vector of which...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics