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Optical controllable high-speed switch based on organic coumarin
Author(s): Jiusheng Li; Xiaoli Zhao; Yanlong Kang
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Paper Abstract

A novel high-speed optical switch based on organic coumarin waveguide is presented. The device principle is based on influencing the bend loss in a waveguide by changing the refractive index contrast defining the guide. A low power femtosecond laser is used to excite the cladding of the curved waveguide. The beam propagation method is employed in the numerical simulation. The designed optical switch has a large extinction ratio and rapid response time (about 1.2ps).

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7135, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices III, 713548 (18 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804169
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Jiusheng Li, China Jiliang Univ. (China)
Xiaoli Zhao, China Jiliang Univ. (China)
Yanlong Kang, China Jiliang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7135:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices III
Yi Luo; Jens Buus; Fumio Koyama; Yu-Hwa Lo, Editor(s)

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