All-optical switching and beam steering in tunable waveguide arrays

Andrea Fratalocchi*, Gaetano Assanto, Kasia A. Brzdkiewicz, Mirek A. Karpierz

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We demonstrate all-optical switching by discrete beam steering in a voltage-controlled array of channel waveguides in nematic liquid crystals. The model keeps into account the reorientational response of the medium and are in agreement with the experimental data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number051112
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 31 2005
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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