TITLE

Carrier-injection-type optical switch in GaAs with a 1.06–1.55 μm wavelength range

AUTHOR(S)
Ito, Fumihiko; Tanifuji, Tadatoshi
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/9/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p134
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A carrier-injection-type optical switch which operates in the 1.06–1.55 μm wavelength range is designed and fabricated. This switch uses the plasma dispersion effect in GaAs. Switching current is about 90 mA at all in-range wavelengths. Its broad wavelength range is suitable for optical signal processing applications in wavelength division multiplexing transmission systems.
ACCESSION #
9829526

 

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