Nonreciprocal Transmission and Low-Threshold Bistability in Strongly Modulated Asymmetric Nonlinear WBGs

@article{Fujii2007NonreciprocalTA,
  title={Nonreciprocal Transmission and Low-Threshold Bistability in Strongly Modulated Asymmetric Nonlinear WBGs},
  author={Masafumi Fujii and Toshiyuki Takashima and Ayan Maitra and Juerg Leuthold and Wolfgang Freude and C C Poulton},
  journal={2007 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)},
  year={2007},
  pages={1-2}
}
Nonreciprocal optical bistability is numerically investigated in InGaAsP/InP nonlinear waveguide Bragg gratings having a strong and asymmetric sidewall modulation. Minimum switching power as low as 77 mW is predicted by choosing optimal switching conditions.