All-optical self-switching in an optimized fiber Bragg grating with a π phase shift

Irina V Kabakova, B. Corcoran, Jeremy A Bolger, Carel Martijn de Sterke, Benjamin John Eggleton

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate all-optical self-switching of sub-nanosecond pulses in a fiber grating with a π phase-shift, which acts as a cavity, enhancing the intensity. At 1.5 kW peak power the transmission increases by 4.2 dB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2009) & Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS 2009)
Subtitle of host publicationBaltimore, MD, USA, 2 – 4 June 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2009 - Baltimore, United States of America
Duration: 2 Jun 20094 Jun 2009
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/5197900/proceeding (Proceedings)

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2009
Abbreviated titleCLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUnited States of America
CityBaltimore
Period2/06/094/06/09
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