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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 4005–4012

New all-optical switch based on the spatial soliton repulsion

Yaw-Dong Wu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 4005-4012 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.004005


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Abstract

We propose an all-optical switching device based on the interaction property between optical spatial solitons. By launching the nonlinear symmetric modes for the relative phase relation Π into the uniform nonlinear medium, the repulsive property between spatial solitons will be observed. Based on the repulsive property, a new all-optical switching device will be proposed.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 23, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 8, 2006
Published: May 1, 2006

Citation
Yaw-Dong Wu, "New all-optical switch based on the spatial soliton repulsion," Opt. Express 14, 4005-4012 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-4005


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