Paper Summary by Dr Shahraam Afshar

Understanding the contribution of mode area and slow light to the effective Kerr nonlinearity of waveguides – Optics Express

Shahraam Afshar (4)

We can use light to control light by squeezing it into smaller areas and reducing its speed. Based on this we can build optical switches for optical computers.

Authors: V. S. Afshar, T. M. Monro, C. M. De Sterke

This work was done in collaboration with Prof Martijn de Sterke from The University of Sydney

Optics Express 21(15), 18558-18571 (2013)

Kerr Nonlinearity


Posted on October 3, 2013, in IPASnews, Paper Summaries. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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