All-optical photonic crystal using rubidium

Bethany Little*, Nadav Katz, David Shwa, John Howelll

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A dynamic photonic band gap is created in hot vapor for controlled reflection, transmission or storage of light. A Stark-shifting laser sets up a standing wave which creates a rapidly reconfigurable periodic index contrast.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529565
StatePublished - 2012
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 14 Oct 201218 Oct 2012

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY


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