Nonreciprocal optical bistability is numerically investigated in InGaAsP/InP nonlinear waveguide Bragg gratings having a strong and asymmetric sidewall modulation. Minimum switching power as low as 77 mW is predicted by choosing optimal switching conditions.
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M. Fujii, T. Takashima, A. Maitra, J. Leuthold, W. Freude, and C. Poulton, "Nonreciprocal Transmission and Low-Threshold Bistability in Strongly Modulated Asymmetric Nonlinear WBGs," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThFF5.
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