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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 41, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 2002
  • pp: 5022–5024

Arc-Shaped Waveguide Switch Based on the Third-Order Nonlinear Effect

Gang J. Liu, Bin M. Liang, Guo L. Jin, and Qu Li  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 24, pp. 5022-5024 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.005022


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Abstract

A kind of arc-shaped all-optical waveguide switch is proposed for the first time, to the best of our knowledge, and the switching characteristics of it are investigated by means of the beam propagation method. The effects of saturation and loss on the characteristics of the switch are discussed.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

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Gang J. Liu, Bin M. Liang, Guo L. Jin, and Qu Li, "Arc-Shaped Waveguide Switch Based on the Third-Order Nonlinear Effect," Appl. Opt. 41, 5022-5024 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-24-5022


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