Progress of optical switches or modulators made of semiconductor materials is expected for further development of opto electronics. Investigations of switching phenomena other than so-called Franz-Keldysh or the quantum-confined Stark effect are also important to get a higher extinction ratio with a wider wavelength range for operation.

© 1991 Optical Society of America

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