High bandwidth, ultra-low power all optical modulation with a nano-fiber embedded in Rb vapor

K. Salit, M. Salit, S. Krishnamurthy, Y. Wang, Prem Kumar, Selim M Shahriar

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Abstract

We report all-optical modulation at 2 GHz with 19 atto-joules, using a tapered nano-fiber embedded in Rb vapor. The switching energy is a record low value for modulation at this speed, requiring only 75 photons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Salit, K., Salit, M., Krishnamurthy, S., Wang, Y., Kumar, P., & Shahriar, S. M. (2010). High bandwidth, ultra-low power all optical modulation with a nano-fiber embedded in Rb vapor. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).