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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2363–2366

Hybrid quantum-well system for wavelength-channel selection

Chengjie Zhu, L. Deng, and E. W. Hagley  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 13, pp. 2363-2366 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.002363


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Abstract

We consider a hybrid quantum-well structure consisting of regions whose properties alternate between active Raman gain and electromagnetically induced transparency. We present both analytical and numerical results that indicate a large light beam defection using spatially inhomogeneous pump and control lasers. We show well-isolated on-chip wavelength selection or channeling capabilities without light field attenuation or distortion, demonstrating the advantages of the system for possible important applications in integrated circuits for optical telecommunications.

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OCIS Codes
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
(220.2560) Optical design and fabrication : Propagating methods
(220.4241) Optical design and fabrication : Nanostructure fabrication
(130.7408) Integrated optics : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 1, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 31, 2013
Published: June 28, 2013

Citation
Chengjie Zhu, L. Deng, and E. W. Hagley, "Hybrid quantum-well system for wavelength-channel selection," Opt. Lett. 38, 2363-2366 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-13-2363


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