Transverse patterns for all-optical switching


Journal Article

Transverse optical patterns, generated by nonlinear interactions, rotate in the presence of a weak switch beam. Using an experimental system with increased symmetry, we observe that the switch can be actuated by ∼2100 photons. © 2008 Optical Society of America.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dawes, AMC; Gauthier, DJ

Published Date

  • September 15, 2008

Published In

  • Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (Qels) Technical Digest Series

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1109/QELS.2008.4553025

Citation Source

  • Scopus