All-optical switching in a liquid crystalline waveguide

Andrea Fratalocchi*, Gaetano Assanto

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We demonstrate an all-optical switch based on mode mixing in a liquid crystalline waveguide defined by an external voltage. Efficient switching and rerouting can be achieved with good contrast at low powers in the whole transparency region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number051109
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 31 2005
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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