We study optical bistability associated with Fano resonances in high-Q/Vm silicon photonic crystal nanocavities through the nonlinear coupled-mode theory framework. The χ(3) effects, free-carrier dynamics, thermal effects, and linear losses are included and investigated numerically.
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X. Yang, C. Husko, and C. W. Wong, "Coupled-Mode Theory Analysis of Optical Bistability Involving Fano Resonances in High-Q/Vm Silicon Photonic Crystal Nanocavities," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThD119.
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