High-temperature all-optical intersubband terahertz wave switch

Inès Waldmueller, Weng W. Chow, Michael C. Wanke

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We propose an intersubband all-optical THz switch. Adjusting the optical control switch beam even strong THz probe signals with intensities of up to 1 MW/cm2 can be modulated with extinction ratios of-80 dB/mm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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