Low-contrast all-optical Zeno switching has been demonstrated in a Silicon Nitride microdisk resonator coupled to hot Rubidium vapor. The device is based on the suppression of cavity power buildup due to non-degenerate two-photon absorption.
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S. Hendrickson, C. Weiler, R. Camacho, P. Rakich, I. Young, M. Shaw, T. Pittman, J. Franson, and B. Jacobs, "Observation of low-contrast all-optical switching based on the Zeno effect," in Frontiers in Optics 2011/Laser Science XXVII, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper PDPB5.
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