Applied Physics B

, Volume 75, Issue 1, pp 75–77

Coherent switching of semiconductor resonator solitons

  • V.B. Taranenko
  • F.J. Ahlers
  • K. Pierz
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-002-0955-z

Cite this article as:
Taranenko, V., Ahlers, F. & Pierz, K. Appl Phys B (2002) 75: 75. doi:10.1007/s00340-002-0955-z

Abstract.

We demonstrate the switching on and off of spatial solitons in a semiconductor microresonator by injection of light coherent with the background illumination. The results give evidence that the formation of the solitons and their switching are not limited by thermal processes.

PACS: 42.65.Sf; 42.65.Pc; 47.54.+r 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V.B. Taranenko
    • 1
  • F.J. Ahlers
    • 1
  • K. Pierz
    • 1
  1. 1.Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, 38116 Braunschweig, GermanyDE

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