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Quantum Well Optical Modulators and Seed All-Optical Switches

D.A.B. Miller, T.H. Wood

When thin (e.g., 100 Å ) layers of the semiconductors GaAs and GaA1As are grown alternately one on top of the other, many interesting physical effects result. One is a new electro-absorption mechanism which can be used for high-speed optical modulators or low-energy all-optical switches compatible with laser diodes.

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Publish Date: 01 November 1984

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