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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 8 — Apr. 16, 2007
  • pp: 4677–4683

High-speed transparent switch via frequency upconversion

Aaron P. VanDevender and Paul G. Kwiat  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 8, pp. 4677-4683 (2007)

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We demonstrate a novel all-optical switch based on frequency upconversion. The switch features advantages for telecommunications: it is fast, transparent, frequency-multi-plexable and bias-free.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: December 11, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 23, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 28, 2007
Published: April 3, 2007

Aaron P. VanDevender and Paul G. Kwiat, "High-speed transparent switch via frequency upconversion," Opt. Express 15, 4677-4683 (2007)

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