Ultrafast all-optical switching in a dual-core fiber nonlinear coupler

Friberg, S. R.; Silberberg, Y.; Oliver, M. K.; Andrejco, M. J.; Saifi, M. A.; Smith, P. W.
October 1987
Applied Physics Letters;10/12/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 15, p1135
Academic Journal
We report the first demonstration of a nonlinear coupler switch capable of substantially complete all-optical switching at subpicosecond rates with no light-induced thermal effects.


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