Ultrafast all-optical polarization spin switching in resonant photonic bandgap structures

Wesley J. Johnston, Murat Yildirim, John P. Prineas, Arthur J. Smirl, Hyatt M. Gibbs, Galina Khitrova

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Abstract

A spin-based polarization switch is demonstrated utilizing a Bragg-spaced quantumwell structure that exhibits pulsewidth limited switching speeds, contrast ratios on the order of 3,000:1, and throughputs of ∼50% with complete sample recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO
Pages1590-1592
Number of pages3
Volume3
StatePublished - 2005
Event2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 22 2005May 27 2005

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Other2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/22/055/27/05

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Light polarization
Photonics
Energy gap
Switches
Throughput
Polarization
Recovery

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  • Engineering(all)

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Johnston, W. J., Yildirim, M., Prineas, J. P., Smirl, A. J., Gibbs, H. M., & Khitrova, G. (2005). Ultrafast all-optical polarization spin switching in resonant photonic bandgap structures. In 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO (Vol. 3, pp. 1590-1592). [CThD2]

Ultrafast all-optical polarization spin switching in resonant photonic bandgap structures. / Johnston, Wesley J.; Yildirim, Murat; Prineas, John P.; Smirl, Arthur J.; Gibbs, Hyatt M.; Khitrova, Galina.

2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO. Vol. 3 2005. p. 1590-1592 CThD2.

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

Johnston, WJ, Yildirim, M, Prineas, JP, Smirl, AJ, Gibbs, HM & Khitrova, G 2005, Ultrafast all-optical polarization spin switching in resonant photonic bandgap structures. in 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO. vol. 3, CThD2, pp. 1590-1592, 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO, Baltimore, MD, United States, 5/22/05.
Johnston WJ, Yildirim M, Prineas JP, Smirl AJ, Gibbs HM, Khitrova G. Ultrafast all-optical polarization spin switching in resonant photonic bandgap structures. In 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO. Vol. 3. 2005. p. 1590-1592. CThD2
Johnston, Wesley J. ; Yildirim, Murat ; Prineas, John P. ; Smirl, Arthur J. ; Gibbs, Hyatt M. ; Khitrova, Galina. / Ultrafast all-optical polarization spin switching in resonant photonic bandgap structures. 2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO. Vol. 3 2005. pp. 1590-1592
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