1×2 all-optical switch using photochromic-doped waveguides

Jae Wook Kang, Joon Sung Kim, Chang Mi Lee, Eunkyoung Kim, Jang Joo Kim

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Abstract

A waveguide-based Y-branch all-optical switch has been fabricated using photochromic dye doped polymer. The reversible refractive index change in the photochromic dye using ultraviolet (356 nm) and visible light (514 nm) allows for switching of the device. The switch exhibits a low crosstalk of about -14 dB at the wavelength of 1.55 μm using ultraviolet and visible light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1641-1643
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume36
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Sep 14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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