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High-speed integrated-optics shutter based on distributed-feedback structure
Author(s): Valery I. Tolstikhin; Andrey Yu. Ivanov
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Paper Abstract

A new type of integral-optics bistable element, based on electroabsorption waveguide distributed feedback structure, is proposed and investigated. A model of the device is formulated to calculate its main electrical and optical characteristics. The element has high on/off ratio (more than 10) in a bistable regime, the switching power is less than 5 - 6 mW, while the switching time is limited only by the RC-constant of the electrical circuit and is less than 10 ps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1801, 20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.145750
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Valery I. Tolstikhin, SVET Corp. (Russia)
Andrey Yu. Ivanov, SVET Corp. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1801:
20th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
John Marks Dewey; Roberto G. Racca, Editor(s)

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