We demonstrate the fabrication of ultra-short absorptive sections in strongly confined waveguide employing quantum well intermixing technique, which could lead to the realization of nanoscale waveguides with selective saturable area for nonlinear optical device applications.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
Y. Huang, B. Liu, S. Ho, G. Xu, and B. Ooi, "Quantum Well Saturation in Ultra Short Absorptive Waveguide Section Formed by Quantum Well Intermixing," 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 CTuL2.
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