J. Phys. Colloques
Volume 49, Numéro C2, Juin 1988Optical Bistability - IV
|Page(s)||C2-293 - C2-296|
J. Phys. Colloques 49 (1988) C2-293-C2-296
NON-LINEAR OPTICAL WAVEGUIDING IN SEMICONDUCTORSP. LAMBKIN et K.A. SHORE
School of Electrical Engineering, University of Bath, Claverton Down, GB-Bath BA2 7AY, Great-Britain
The properties of a waveguide designed to exploit the non-linearity associated with the fundamental absorption edge of semiconductor material is analysed for the first time. Power and frequency dependence of the field are found and a form of optical limiter action is theoretically predicted.