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  • Editor: Henry Van Driel
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2009
  • pp: 2275–2279

Nonlinear dynamic properties of nonreciprocal indirect interband photonic transitions

Xiaofei Zang and Chun Jiang  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 26, Issue 12, pp. 2275-2279 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.26.002275


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Abstract

The nonlinear modulation dynamic properties of nonreciprocal indirect interband photonic transitions have been theoretically investigated in this paper. It is found that the period of such complete interband photonic transitions can be modulated for the relatively weak nonlinear effect, while interband transitions can be partially or even completely suppressed for relatively strong nonlinear effect, i.e., the dynamic behaviors of this system can be completely decided by nonlinear effects and dynamic modulations. Phase plane analysis is used to explain these dynamic behaviors.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(160.5293) Materials : Photonic bandgap materials
(130.5296) Integrated optics : Photonic crystal waveguides

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 22, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 9, 2009
Published: November 9, 2009

Citation
Xiaofei Zang and Chun Jiang, "Nonlinear dynamic properties of nonreciprocal indirect interband photonic transitions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 2275-2279 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-26-12-2275


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