Nonlinear all-optical vortex switch in optically induced two-dimensional waveguide arrays

F. Diebel, D. Leykam, M. Boguslawski, P. Rose, C. Denz, A. S. Desyatnikov

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Abstract

We present all-optical switching of the topological charge of a discrete vortex in a nonlinear four-waveguide structure optically induced in photorefractive media. The flip of the vorticity is fully controllable by the vortex beam power.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Photonics, NP 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameNonlinear Photonics, NP 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Diebel, F., Leykam, D., Boguslawski, M., Rose, P., Denz, C., & Desyatnikov, A. S. (2014). Nonlinear all-optical vortex switch in optically induced two-dimensional waveguide arrays. In Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2014 (Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2014). Optical Society of America (OSA).