Wave tunneling and hysteresis in nonlinear junctions

Wenjie Wan, 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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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