Control of the Nonlinear Response Time of AlGaAs Photonic Crystal Waveguides by Sample Design

Pawel Murzyn, A. Z. Garcia-Deniz, D. O. Kundys, A. M. Fox, J. P. R. Wells, D. M. Whittaker, M. S. Skolnick, Thomas F. Krauss, J. S. Roberts

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Abstract

We demonstrate the picosecond switching in 1D AlGaAs photonic crystal waveguides. We show the decay times vary with the structure parameters demonstrating excellent potential for ultrafast nonlinear switches with a controllable recovery time.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: 21 May 200621 May 2006

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2006
Abbreviated titleQELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period21/05/0621/05/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Murzyn, P., Garcia-Deniz, A. Z., Kundys, D. O., Fox, A. M., Wells, J. P. R., Whittaker, D. M., Skolnick, M. S., Krauss, T. F., & Roberts, J. S. (2006). Control of the Nonlinear Response Time of AlGaAs Photonic Crystal Waveguides by Sample Design. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2006 [QWA4] Optical Society of America.