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Low power resettable optical fuse based on the amorphous silicon ARROW fiber

N.Healy1, J.R.Sparks2, P.J.A.Sazio1, J.V.Badding2 and A.C.Peacock1

1. Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
2. Department of Chemistry and Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University,16802 PA, USA


We present a silicon antiresonance reflecting optical (ARROW) fiber that has power dependent transmission properties. When the throughput power exceeds a nominal value the transmission band structure closes and the fiber can no longer transmit light.

5th International Photonics and OptoElectronics Meetings (POEM 2012) Wuhan China 1-2 Nov (2012)

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