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Dynamic holographic phase gratings in multiple-quantum-well asymmetric Fabry-Perot reflection modulators.
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PMID:  19844456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dynamic holographic pi-phase gratings can be written in a multiple-quantum-well asymmetric Fabry-Perot reflection modulator by spatial modulation of the quantum-confined exciton absorption. Operating near the Fabry-Perot resonance, the phase grating quenches the zero-order reflection and enhances the first-order diffraction efficiency. The diffraction efficiency of these structures as diffractive optics elements is not sensitive to the contrast ratio, which eases the constraints for device fabrication. Numerical simulations for multiple-quantum-well structures are presented that fully include refractive-index changes in response to a spatial modulation of the exciton absorption, which can be caused by any of several techniques, including free-carrier gratings, absorption bleaching, electro-optic effects, and photorefractive effects.
Authors:
D D Nolte
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics letters     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0146-9592     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Lett     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
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Created Date:  2009-10-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7708433     Medline TA:  Opt Lett     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  819-21     Citation Subset:  -    
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