Optical multistability in a fiber-optic passive-loop resonator

Year: 1986

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.


Volume: 59 (4)      Pages from: 309  to: 312

KeyWords: Optical multistability
DOI: 10.1016/0030-4018(86)90259-2