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 publicationSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014 - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: Jul 27 2014Jul 31 2014

Publication series

NameSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014

Other

OtherSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014
CountrySpain
CityBarcelona
Period7/27/147/31/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 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 Specialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014 (Specialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014). Optical Society of America (OSA).