We have demonstrated femtosecond pulse-induced nonlinear birefringence in a multi-quantum well semiconductor optical amplifier for all-optical switching. Coherent nonlinear optical effects such as two-photon absorption could be responsible for the ultrashort-transient birefringence.
|Title of host publication||proc. CLEO/IQEC 2004|
|Place of Publication||San Francisco|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
|Event||2004 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO® 2004) - Moscone Center West, San Francisco, United States|
Duration: 16 May 2004 → 21 May 2004
|Conference||2004 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO® 2004)|
|Abbreviated title||CLEO® 2004|
|Period||16/05/04 → 21/05/04|
Ju, H., Zhang, S., Waardt, de, H., Khoe, G. D., & Dorren, H. J. S. (2004). Ultrafast all-optical switching by pulse-induced birefringence in a multi-quantum well semiconductor optical amplifier. In proc. CLEO/IQEC 2004 (pp. CFT1-).