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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000102


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Abstract

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

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Thomas Pertsch, Ulf Peschel, and Falk Lederer, "All-optical switching in quadratically nonlinear waveguide arrays," Opt. Lett. 28, 102-104 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-2-102


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