Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp 335–341 | Cite as

Induced probe-beam modulation and resonatorless optical bistability in semiconductor (CdSxSe1−x)-doped glass

  • A. Serigio B. Sombra


Induced probe-beam modulation in semiconductor-doped glass was observed. The dephasing between pump and probe modulation is dependent on the pump power, the modulation frequency and the selenium concentration. At room temperature, with a proper choice of these parameters, the dephasing can change from 0° (laser-induced clearing) to −180° (laser-induced darkening). A slow switching behaviour and optical bistability without external feedback are also reported.


Selenium Communication Network Modulation Frequency Pump Power Proper Choice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Serigio B. Sombra
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  1. 1.Laboratório de Ótica não Linear e Lasers, Departamento de FísicaUniversidade Federal do CearáFortalezaBrazil

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