, Volume 81, Issue 2-3, pp 389-391
Date: 02 Jun 2005

Cross-phase modulation in one-dimensional photonic crystals: applications to all-optical devices

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Abstract

We present a numerical study of a finite photonic band gap structure with a χ(3) nonlinearity that couples two input pump beams at frequencies ω1 and ω2. We show that in this configuration a variety of all-optical devices can be obtained: an optical transistor, a double switch, and a dynamical switch.