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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2010
  • pp: 97–99

All-optical switching mediated by magnetic nanoparticles

Qiao-Feng Dai, Hai-Dong Deng, Wei-Ren Zhao, Jin Liu, Li-Jun Wu, Sheng Lan, and Achanta Venu Gopal  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 97-99 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.000097


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Abstract

We demonstrate the switching of light in the near-infrared region ( 1.55 μ m ) through the manipulation of magnetic nanoparticles in a magnetic fluid by using another light in the visible region ( 0.532 μ m ) . The formation of a photonic gap is found in the magnetic fluid when a laser light or a magnetic field is applied. A shift of the photonic gap to longer wavelengths is observed with increasing laser power or magnetic field strength.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(130.4815) Integrated optics : Optical switching devices
(350.4855) Other areas of optics : Optical tweezers or optical manipulation

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: August 13, 2009
Revised Manuscript: November 25, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: December 14, 2009
Published: January 11, 2010

Citation
Qiao-Feng Dai, Hai-Dong Deng, Wei-Ren Zhao, Jin Liu, Li-Jun Wu, Sheng Lan, and Achanta Venu Gopal, "All-optical switching mediated by magnetic nanoparticles," Opt. Lett. 35, 97-99 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-2-97

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