Observation of Low-Contrast All-Optical Switching in Si₃N₄ Microdisks Based on the Zeno Effect
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Citation of Original PublicationS. M. Hendrickson, C. N. Weiler, R. M. Camacho, P. T. Rakich, A. I. Young, M. J. Shaw, T. B. Pittman, J. D. Franson, and B. C. Jacobs, "Observation of Low-Contrast All-Optical Switching in Si₃N₄ Microdisks Based on the Zeno Effect," in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper NM3C.4., https://doi.org/10.1364/NP.2012.NM3C.4
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Low-contrast all-optical Zeno switching has been demonstrated in a Silicon Nitride microdisk resonator surrounded by hot Rubidium vapor. The device is based on the suppression of the cavity field buildup due to non-degenerate two-photon absorption.