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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Photonics
Optical properties
Tuning
nonlinearity
photonics
cavities
Kerr effects
electronics
tuning
reflectance
optical properties

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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.
Hartsuiker, Alex ; Harding, Philip J. ; Nowicki-Bringuier, Yoanna Reine ; Gérard, Jean Michél ; Vos, Willem L. / Instantaneous switching of photonic cavity structure by electronic Kerr nonlinearity. The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2009. Optical Society of America, 2009. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).
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Hartsuiker, A, Harding, PJ, Nowicki-Bringuier, YR, Gérard, JM & Vos, WL 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, European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) 2009, Munich, Germany, 14/06/09.

Instantaneous switching of photonic cavity structure by electronic Kerr nonlinearity. / Hartsuiker, Alex; Harding, Philip J.; Nowicki-Bringuier, Yoanna Reine; Gérard, Jean Michél; Vos, Willem L.

The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO_Europe 2009. Optical Society of America, 2009. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

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