Wave tunneling and hysteresis in nonlinear junctions

Wan Wenjie, Stefan Muenzel, Jason W. Fleischer

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Abstract

We consider, theoretically and experimentally, the tunneling of a plane wave through a refractive index barrier in a self-defocusing medium. We demonstrate nonlinear modifications to the transmission rate and observe distinctive, kinetic-energy-dependent hysteresis effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
StatePublished - Nov 16 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 2 2009Jun 4 2009

Publication series

Name2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009

Other

Other2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/2/096/4/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Wenjie, W., Muenzel, S., & Fleischer, J. W. (2009). Wave tunneling and hysteresis in nonlinear junctions. In 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5225425] (2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009).