Optical multistability in a fiber-optic passive-loop resonator
Authors: Crosignani B., Daino B., Di Porto P., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Fondazione U. Bordoni, Istituto Superiore Poste e Telecomunicazioni, Viale Europa 160, Rome, Italy
Abstract: The nonlinear phase-shift, unavoidably induced in an electromagnetic field circulating in a fiber-optic passive-loop resonator by the presence of the optical Kerr effect, gives rise to a multistable behavior of the input-output characteristics at relatively low optical powers.
Journal/Review: OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS (PRINT)
Volume: 59 (4) Pages from: 309 to: 312
KeyWords: Optical multistabilityDOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(86)90259-2