Low power optical bistability in 1550 nm VCSOAs

Douglas R. Jorgesen, Christopher F. Marki, Haijiang Zhang, Pengyue Wen, Sadik Esener

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Clockwise and counterclockwise bistability are demonstrated in 1550 nm VCSOAs at input powers two orders of magnitude lower than previously. Butterfly bistability is also observed for the first time in VCSOAs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Jorgesen, D. R., Marki, C. F., Zhang, H., Wen, P., & Esener, S. (2007). Low power optical bistability in 1550 nm VCSOAs. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.