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An Injection Controlled Optically Bistable Switch

  • D. Ronaldson
  • H. A. MacKenzie
  • J. I. L. Hughes
  • A. Iltaif
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics book series (SSEP, volume 29)

Abstract

The characterisation of a composite bistable device (OBOE) which utilises either electrical carrier injection or photogenerated carriers to achieve switching is reported. The device can be switched in the presence of a holding beam by either a 3V electrical pulse or by an optical power increment of 50 µW.

Keywords

Spatial Light Modulator Electrical Input Switching Energy Indium Antimonide Electrical Bias 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Ronaldson
    • 1
  • H. A. MacKenzie
    • 1
  • J. I. L. Hughes
    • 1
  • A. Iltaif
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHeriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK

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