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Optical bistability in hybrid AlAs/GaAs Bragg reflectors
Author(s): Steffen Knigge; Stefan Zumkley; Georg Wingen; O. Humbach; M. Dragoman; C. Chaix; Dieter Jaeger
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Paper Abstract

We report about measurements of optical bistability in hybrid AlAs/GaAs Bragg reflectors. We have estimated an optical switching energy of 0.1 fJmicrometers -2, a switching intensity of about 1 Wcm-2, and an electro-optical modulation of 40% using a voltage swing of 60 V.

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Date Published: 28 June 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1807, Photonic Switching, (28 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147909
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Steffen Knigge, Univ. Duisburg (Germany)
Stefan Zumkley, Univ. Duisburg (Germany)
Georg Wingen, Univ. Duisburg (Germany)
O. Humbach, Univ. Duisburg (Germany)
M. Dragoman, Univ. Duisburg (Germany)
C. Chaix, Riber (France)
Dieter Jaeger, Univ. Duisburg (Germany)


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Photonic Switching

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