Low-power on-chip all-optical Kerr switch with silica microcavity

Wataru Yoshiki, Takasumi Tanabe

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Abstract

We achieved on-chip optical Kerr switching with an input power of 2 mW using a silica toroid microcavity. This is the lowest power for any demonstrated on-chip optical Kerr switch.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Print)9781557529688
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Aug 10
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 2015 May 102015 May 15

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period15/5/1015/5/15

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Keywords

  • Kerr effect
  • Microcavities
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical device fabrication
  • Optical fibers
  • Optical switches

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Yoshiki, W., & Tanabe, T. (2015). Low-power on-chip all-optical Kerr switch with silica microcavity. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest (Vol. 2015-August). [7184162] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..