Solitonlike optical switching in a circular fiber array. Academic Article uri icon


  • We show numerically that a solitonlike propagation behavior in a self-focusing nonlinear fiber array can be used for efficient optical switching. Initial phase modulation of only five fibers is used for switching control.

author list (cited authors)

  • Kr√≥likowski, W., Trutschel, U., Schmidt-Hattenberger, C., & Cronin-Golomb, M.

citation count

  • 52

publication date

  • March 1994