Ultrafast thermal nonlinearity

J. B. Khurgin, G. Sun, Wei Ting Chen, Wei Yi Tsai, Din Ping Tsai

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Abstract

We show that when optical fields are plasmonically concentrated into the volumes on the scale of few tens of nanometers, the speed of the thermo-optical effects approaches picosecond scale, suitable for applications such as all-optical switching and routing.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016

Publication series

Name2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016

Conference

Conference2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/06/1610/06/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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