TITLE

Ultrafast all-optical switching in semiconductor nonlinear directional couplers at half the band

AUTHOR(S)
Villeneuve, A.; Yang, C.C.
PUB. DATE
July 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/13/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an ultrafast all-optical switching in semiconductor nonlinear directional couplers at half the band gap. Presence of three-photon absorption in the spectral range; Comparison of the three-photon absorption in the quantum well nonlinear directional coupler and the bulk aluminum gallium arsenide; Illustration of multiphoton absorption effects.
ACCESSION #
4208683

 

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