Recent advances in optical bistability

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In this paper, recent advances in optical bistability and gating of semiconductors will be reviewed. Nonlinear mechanisms responsible for switching will be described. The advantages of nonlinear etalons for massive parallelism and current problems in performing such operations will be mentioned.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-123
Number of pages7
JournalFiber and Integrated Optics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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