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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2010
  • pp: 1587–1589

All-optical excitonic transistor

Y. Y. Kuznetsova, M. Remeika, A. A. High, A. T. Hammack, L. V. Butov, M. Hanson, and A. C. Gossard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 10, pp. 1587-1589 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.001587


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Abstract

We demonstrate experimental proof of principle for all-optical excitonic transistors where light controls light by using excitons as an intermediate medium. The principle of operation of all-optical excitonic transistors is based on the control of exciton fluxes by light.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(200.3050) Optics in computing : Information processing
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(250.3140) Optoelectronics : Integrated optoelectronic circuits

ToC Category:
Optics in Computing

History
Original Manuscript: December 21, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 26, 2010
Published: May 5, 2010

Citation
Y. Y. Kuznetsova, M. Remeika, A. A. High, A. T. Hammack, L. V. Butov, M. Hanson, and A. C. Gossard, "All-optical excitonic transistor," Opt. Lett. 35, 1587-1589 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-10-1587


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