1 December 2003 All-optical switching with fast-response variable-index materials
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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.
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Jean J. Robillard, Jean J. Robillard, C.D. Luna-Moreno, C.D. Luna-Moreno, } "All-optical switching with fast-response variable-index materials," Optical Engineering 42(12), (1 December 2003). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1625383 . Submission:
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