We present novel optical integrated semiconductor switches based on plasma-dispersion effect, which is capable of providing temperature insensitivity and ultrafast temporal response independent from the electronic recombination speed. We show theoretical analysis and experimental results.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
V. R. Almeida, Q. Xu, and M. Lipson, "Temperature-Insensitive Ultrafast Optical Integrated Semiconductor Switch Based on Plasma-Dispersion Effect," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThD6.
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