Room temperature ZnSe/ZnCdSe bistable self-electro-optic effect device operating at 488 nm

S. Y. Wang, G. Horsburgh, Paul Joseph Thompson, I. Hauksson, J. T. Mullins, K. A. Prior, B. C. Cavenett

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Abstract

Optical bistability at room temperature has been observed for the first time in a II-VI semiconductor self-electro-optic effect device fabricated by molecular beam epitaxy. The optical switch is based on a ZnSe/ZnCdSe multiple quantum well structure situated within a p-n junction and the devices operate at 488 nm in the blue-green spectral region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)857-859
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume63
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 1993

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