All-optical guided-wave Mach–Zehnder switching device

Thylen, L.; Finlayson, N.; Seaton, C. T.; Stegeman, G. I.
October 1987
Applied Physics Letters;10/26/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 17, p1304
Academic Journal
We propose and analyze an all-optical switching device on a nonlinear Mach–Zehnder waveguide interferometer. The nonlinear medium is modeled as a two-level system to take saturation and attenuation effects into account.


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