All optical switch based on nonlinear directional coupler with saturable absorber

Yingyan Huang, Seng Tiong Ho

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

All-optical switch based on nonlinear coupler with saturable absorber is proposed. FDTD simulation shows that this compact (15μm) device is capable of low-power (14μW), high-speed (100GHz) switching with 10-100x switching gain using realistic semiconductor materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2007Sep 16 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period9/16/079/16/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'All optical switch based on nonlinear directional coupler with saturable absorber'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this