Role of carrier diffusion and recombination in photonic crystal nanocavity optical switches

Takasumi Tanabe, Hideaki Taniyama, Masaya Notomi

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Abstract

We studied the spatio-temporal behavior of the carriers in photonic crystal nanocavities and showed that diffusion enables fast switching, which is the advantage of nanocavity switches over other larger optical switches.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 15
EventConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2008 May 42008 May 9

Publication series

Name2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS

Other

OtherConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period08/5/408/5/9

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Tanabe, T., Taniyama, H., & Notomi, M. (2008). Role of carrier diffusion and recombination in photonic crystal nanocavity optical switches. In 2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS [4552080] (2008 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS). https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO.2008.4552080