Experimental demonstration of optical switch using gradient optical force
Tao, J. F.
Song, J. F.
Yu, M. B.
Lo, G. Q.
Kwong, D. L.
Date of Issue2012
Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), 2012 and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
A novel optical switch driven by gradient optical force is demonstrated, allowing weak light to switch a strong one. The proposed optically controlled switch achieves an extinction ratio of 28 dB with ~ns switching speed.
DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Optics, optoelectronics, photonics
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