Conference Paper

Low-Power Photonic Crystal All-Optical Switching

Dept. of Phys., Peking Univ., Beijing
DOI: 10.1109/CLEOPR.2007.4391232 Conference: Lasers and Electro-Optics - Pacific Rim, 2007. CLEO/Pacific Rim 2007. Conference on
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An all-optical switching is realized in a nonlinear photonic crystal made of polystyrene doped with nonlinear optical dye IR140. The operating energy is as low as 0.5 nJ and the response time is about 1 ps.

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