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 publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2008 May 42008 May 9

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period08/5/408/5/9

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Optical switches
Photonic crystals
switches
Switches
photonics
crystals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Tanabe, T., Taniyama, H., & Notomi, M. (2008). Role of carrier diffusion and recombination in photonic crystal nanocavity optical switches. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.

Role of carrier diffusion and recombination in photonic crystal nanocavity optical switches. / Tanabe, Takasumi; Taniyama, Hideaki; Notomi, Masaya.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2008.

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

Tanabe, T, Taniyama, H & Notomi, M 2008, Role of carrier diffusion and recombination in photonic crystal nanocavity optical switches. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2008, San Jose, CA, United States, 08/5/4.
Tanabe T, Taniyama H, Notomi M. Role of carrier diffusion and recombination in photonic crystal nanocavity optical switches. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America. 2008
Tanabe, Takasumi ; Taniyama, Hideaki ; Notomi, Masaya. / Role of carrier diffusion and recombination in photonic crystal nanocavity optical switches. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2008.
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