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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2003
  • pp: 102–104

All-optical switching in quadratically nonlinear waveguide arrays

Thomas Pertsch, Ulf Peschel, and Falk Lederer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 102-104 (2003)

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We demosntrate a scheme for efficient switching and routing of low-power signals in waveguide arrays with second-order nonlinearity. With control beams the signal can be switched to different output positions and can be simultaneously converted to another wavelength with low cross talk.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

Thomas Pertsch, Ulf Peschel, and Falk Lederer, "All-optical switching in quadratically nonlinear waveguide arrays," Opt. Lett. 28, 102-104 (2003)

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