Investigations and Simulations of All optical Switches in linear state Based on Photonic Crystal Directional Coupler

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S. Maktoobi
R. Ghayour


Switching is a principle process in digital computers and signal processing systems. The growth of optical signal processing systems, draws particular attention to design of ultra-fast optical switches. In this paper, All Optical Switches in linear state Based On photonic crystal Directional coupler is analyzed and simulated. Among different methods, the finite difference time domain method (FDTD) is a preferable method and is used. We have studied the application of photonic crystal lattices, the physics of optical switching and photonic crystal Directional coupler. In this paper, Electric field intensity and the power output that are two factors to improve the switching performance and the device efficiency are investigated and simulated. All simulations are performed by COMSOL software.


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Maktoobi, S., & Ghayour, R. (2014). Investigations and Simulations of All optical Switches in linear state Based on Photonic Crystal Directional Coupler. Advanced Electromagnetics, 3(1), 66–70.
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