All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic-waveguide structure

Sankey, N.D.; Prelewitz, D.F.
March 1992
Applied Physics Letters;3/23/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p1427
Academic Journal
Examines all-optical switching in a silicon-on-insulator periodic wave guide structure. Analysis of measurements taken on the wave guide; Illustration of bistability at low intensities with unstable dynamics at higher pulse energies; Significance of Auger-assisted, carrier recovery time in the variation of switching dynamics.


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