1 December 2003 All-optical switching with fast-response variable-index materials
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Optical Engineering, 42(12), (2003). doi:10.1117/1.1625383
Abstract
A high-speed all-optical switch using a fiber optic coupler and a light-sensitive variable-index material is described. The mechanism of index variation with light is discussed, as well as the results of switching with polydialkylsilane and polythiophene for index modulation.
Jean J. Robillard, C.D. Luna-Moreno, "All-optical switching with fast-response variable-index materials," Optical Engineering 42(12), (1 December 2003). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.1625383
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Switching

Refraction

Modulation

Polymers

Fiber optics

Absorption

Sensors

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