Switching energy limitation in all-optical switching due to group velocity dispersion of highly

Asobe, Masaki; Naganuma, Kazunori
May 1994
Applied Physics Letters;5/30/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 22, p2922
Academic Journal
Examines the limitations of all-optical switching due to group velocity dispersion (GVD) in highly nonlinear optical waveguides. Determination of switching energy lower limit by a figure of merit; Measurement of GVD values of highly nonlinear optical materials; Discussion on appropriate operational conditions for each material.


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