28 June 1993 Integrated-mirror optical switch: resonant semiconductor layer integrated in a far-infrared coupled waveguide modulator
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Proceedings Volume 1807, Photonic Switching; (1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147917
Event: Topical Meeting on Photonic Switching, 1992, Minsk, Belarus
Abstract
A waveguide modulator for far-infrared light, based on the plasma resonance properties of a high density, thin electron sheet in semiconductors, is proposed. Parallel-coupled (uncoupled) waveguides can be uncoupled (coupled) by the presence of the electron gas.
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Johan H. Stiens, Roger A. Vounckx, Alexander I. Voronko, Gennady N. Shkerdin, "Integrated-mirror optical switch: resonant semiconductor layer integrated in a far-infrared coupled waveguide modulator", Proc. SPIE 1807, Photonic Switching, (28 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147917; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.147917
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Waveguides

Modulators

Gallium arsenide

Plasma

Semiconductors

Modulation

Switching

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