TITLE

All-optical picosecond switch using organic single-mode fiber waveguide

AUTHOR(S)
Kanbara, Hirohisa; Asobe, Masaki
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;11/9/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 19, p2290
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Demonstrates a highly efficient optical Kerr shutter switch using 1 meter long and 4 micrometer core diameter wave guide consisting a capillary glass fiber. Illustration of the experimental setup for collinear-type optical Kerr shutter switch; Significance of deuterated solvent for high transmittance; Discussion on a group-delay analysis.
ACCESSION #
4221391

 

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