Instantaneous switching of photonic cavity structure by electronic Kerr nonlinearity

Alex Hartsuiker, Philip J. Harding, Yoanna Reine Nowicki-Bringuier, Jean Michél Gérard, Willem L. Vos

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Abstract

We present time-resolved reflectivity spectra of optically switched GaAs/AlAs photonic structures. We show for the first time instantaneous tuning of the optical properties, using a surprisingly large electronic Kerr effects at femtosecond times.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781424440801
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009
EventEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) 2009: Explore Innovation. Build Applications. - Baltimore Convention Center, Munich, Germany
Duration: 14 Jun 200919 Jun 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) 2009
Abbreviated titleCLEO/Europe-EQEC 2009
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period14/06/0919/06/09

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    Hartsuiker, A., Harding, P. J., Nowicki-Bringuier, Y. R., Gérard, J. M., & Vos, W. L. (2009). Instantaneous switching of photonic cavity structure by electronic Kerr nonlinearity. In The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.