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M. Shokooh-Saremi, V. G. Ta’eed, N. J. Baker, I. C. M. Littler, D. J. Moss, and B. J. Eggleton, “High-performance Bragg gratings in chalcogenide rib waveguides written with a modified Sagnac interferometer,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1323–1331 (2006).

[CrossRef]

J. T. Mok, C. M. de Sterke, I. C. M. Littler, and B. J. Eggleton, “Dispersionless slow light using gap soliton,” Nat. Phys. 2, 775–780 (2006).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

H. Lee and G. P. Agrawal, “Nonlinear switching of optical pulses in fiber Bragg gratings,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 508–515 (2003).

[CrossRef]

A. Melloni, M. Chinello, and M. Martinelli, “All-optical switching in phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 12, 42–44 (2000).

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A. E. Bieber, T. G. Brown, and R. C. Tiberio, “Optical switching in phase-shifted metal-semiconductor-metal Bragg reflectors,” Opt. Lett. 20, 2216–2218 (1995).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Optical switching in λ/4-shifted nonlinear periodic structures,” Opt. Lett. 19, 1789–1791 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. Canning and M. G. Sceats, “π-phase-shifted periodic distributed structures in optical fibers by UV post-processing,” Electron. Lett. 30, 1344–1345 (1994).

[CrossRef]

M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
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N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic-waveguide structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

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H. Lee and G. P. Agrawal, “Nonlinear switching of optical pulses in fiber Bragg gratings,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 508–515 (2003).

[CrossRef]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Theory of low-threshold optical switching in nonlinear phase-shifted periodic structures,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 671–680 (1995).

[CrossRef]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Optical switching in λ/4-shifted nonlinear periodic structures,” Opt. Lett. 19, 1789–1791 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. E. Bieber, T. G. Brown, and R. C. Tiberio, “Optical switching in phase-shifted metal-semiconductor-metal Bragg reflectors,” Opt. Lett. 20, 2216–2218 (1995).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic-waveguide structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

[CrossRef]

J. Canning and M. G. Sceats, “π-phase-shifted periodic distributed structures in optical fibers by UV post-processing,” Electron. Lett. 30, 1344–1345 (1994).

[CrossRef]

A. Melloni, M. Chinello, and M. Martinelli, “All-optical switching in phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 12, 42–44 (2000).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Kabakova, C. M. de Sterke, and B. J. Eggleton, “Performance of field-enhanced optical switching in fiber Bragg gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 1343–1352 (2010).

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I. V. Kabakova, B. Corcoran, J. A. Bolger, C. M. de Sterke, and B. J. Eggleton, “All-optical self-switching in optimized phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Express 17, 5083–5089 (2009).

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J. T. Mok, C. M. de Sterke, I. C. M. Littler, and B. J. Eggleton, “Dispersionless slow light using gap soliton,” Nat. Phys. 2, 775–780 (2006).

[CrossRef]

B. J. Eggleton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. E. Slusher, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in Bragg grating,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2980–2993 (1997).

[CrossRef]

C. M. de Sterke, K. R. Jackson, and B. D. Robert, “Nonlinear coupled mode equations on a finite interval: a numerical procedure,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 403–412 (1991).

[CrossRef]

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, “Switching dynamics of finite periodic nonlinear media: A numerical study,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2858–2869 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

I. V. Kabakova, C. M. de Sterke, and B. J. Eggleton, “Performance of field-enhanced optical switching in fiber Bragg gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 1343–1352 (2010).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Kabakova, B. Corcoran, J. A. Bolger, C. M. de Sterke, and B. J. Eggleton, “All-optical self-switching in optimized phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Express 17, 5083–5089 (2009).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. T. Mok, C. M. de Sterke, I. C. M. Littler, and B. J. Eggleton, “Dispersionless slow light using gap soliton,” Nat. Phys. 2, 775–780 (2006).

[CrossRef]

I. C. M. Littler, T. Grujic, and B. J. Eggleton, “Photothermal effects in fiber Bragg gratings,” Appl. Opt. 45, 4679–4685 (2006).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Shokooh-Saremi, V. G. Ta’eed, N. J. Baker, I. C. M. Littler, D. J. Moss, and B. J. Eggleton, “High-performance Bragg gratings in chalcogenide rib waveguides written with a modified Sagnac interferometer,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1323–1331 (2006).

[CrossRef]

B. J. Eggleton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. E. Slusher, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in Bragg grating,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2980–2993 (1997).

[CrossRef]

A. Zakery and S. R. Elliot, “Optical properties and applications of chalcogenide glasses: a review,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 330, 1–12 (2003).

[CrossRef]

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

[CrossRef]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Theory of low-threshold optical switching in nonlinear phase-shifted periodic structures,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 671–680 (1995).

[CrossRef]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Optical switching in λ/4-shifted nonlinear periodic structures,” Opt. Lett. 19, 1789–1791 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

H. M. Gibbs, Optical Bistability (Academic, 1985).

S. Larochelle, Y. Hibino, V. Mizrahi, and G. I. Stegeman, “All-optical switching of grating transmission using cross-phase modulation in optical fibers,” Electron. Lett. 26, 1459–1460 (1990).

[CrossRef]

R. P. Stanley, R. Houdre, U. Oesterle, and M. Ilegems, “Impurity modes in one-dimensional periodic systems: The transition from photonic band gaps to microcavities,” Phys. Rev. A 48, 2246–2250 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. P. Stanley, R. Houdre, U. Oesterle, and M. Ilegems, “Impurity modes in one-dimensional periodic systems: The transition from photonic band gaps to microcavities,” Phys. Rev. A 48, 2246–2250 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

I. V. Kabakova, C. M. de Sterke, and B. J. Eggleton, “Performance of field-enhanced optical switching in fiber Bragg gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 1343–1352 (2010).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Kabakova, B. Corcoran, J. A. Bolger, C. M. de Sterke, and B. J. Eggleton, “All-optical self-switching in optimized phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating,” Opt. Express 17, 5083–5089 (2009).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Kashyap, Fiber Bragg Gratings (Academic, 1999).

S. Larochelle, Y. Hibino, V. Mizrahi, and G. I. Stegeman, “All-optical switching of grating transmission using cross-phase modulation in optical fibers,” Electron. Lett. 26, 1459–1460 (1990).

[CrossRef]

H. Lee and G. P. Agrawal, “Nonlinear switching of optical pulses in fiber Bragg gratings,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 508–515 (2003).

[CrossRef]

J. T. Mok, C. M. de Sterke, I. C. M. Littler, and B. J. Eggleton, “Dispersionless slow light using gap soliton,” Nat. Phys. 2, 775–780 (2006).

[CrossRef]

I. C. M. Littler, T. Grujic, and B. J. Eggleton, “Photothermal effects in fiber Bragg gratings,” Appl. Opt. 45, 4679–4685 (2006).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Shokooh-Saremi, V. G. Ta’eed, N. J. Baker, I. C. M. Littler, D. J. Moss, and B. J. Eggleton, “High-performance Bragg gratings in chalcogenide rib waveguides written with a modified Sagnac interferometer,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1323–1331 (2006).

[CrossRef]

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

[CrossRef]

D. Marcuse, Theory of Dielectric Optical Waveguides (Academic, 1991).

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[CrossRef]

A. Melloni, M. Chinello, and M. Martinelli, “All-optical switching in phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 12, 42–44 (2000).

[CrossRef]

S. Larochelle, Y. Hibino, V. Mizrahi, and G. I. Stegeman, “All-optical switching of grating transmission using cross-phase modulation in optical fibers,” Electron. Lett. 26, 1459–1460 (1990).

[CrossRef]

J. T. Mok, C. M. de Sterke, I. C. M. Littler, and B. J. Eggleton, “Dispersionless slow light using gap soliton,” Nat. Phys. 2, 775–780 (2006).

[CrossRef]

R. P. Stanley, R. Houdre, U. Oesterle, and M. Ilegems, “Impurity modes in one-dimensional periodic systems: The transition from photonic band gaps to microcavities,” Phys. Rev. A 48, 2246–2250 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic-waveguide structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

[CrossRef]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Theory of low-threshold optical switching in nonlinear phase-shifted periodic structures,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 671–680 (1995).

[CrossRef]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Optical switching in λ/4-shifted nonlinear periodic structures,” Opt. Lett. 19, 1789–1791 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic-waveguide structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

[CrossRef]

M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. Canning and M. G. Sceats, “π-phase-shifted periodic distributed structures in optical fibers by UV post-processing,” Electron. Lett. 30, 1344–1345 (1994).

[CrossRef]

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, “Switching dynamics of finite periodic nonlinear media: A numerical study,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2858–2869 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. P. Stanley, R. Houdre, U. Oesterle, and M. Ilegems, “Impurity modes in one-dimensional periodic systems: The transition from photonic band gaps to microcavities,” Phys. Rev. A 48, 2246–2250 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

[CrossRef]

A. Zakery and S. R. Elliot, “Optical properties and applications of chalcogenide glasses: a review,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 330, 1–12 (2003).

[CrossRef]

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, “Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 379–381 (1979).

[CrossRef]

N. D. Sankey, D. F. Prelewitz, and T. G. Brown, “All-optical switching in a nonlinear periodic-waveguide structure,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1427–1429 (1992).

[CrossRef]

S. Larochelle, Y. Hibino, V. Mizrahi, and G. I. Stegeman, “All-optical switching of grating transmission using cross-phase modulation in optical fibers,” Electron. Lett. 26, 1459–1460 (1990).

[CrossRef]

J. Canning and M. G. Sceats, “π-phase-shifted periodic distributed structures in optical fibers by UV post-processing,” Electron. Lett. 30, 1344–1345 (1994).

[CrossRef]

H. Lee and G. P. Agrawal, “Nonlinear switching of optical pulses in fiber Bragg gratings,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 508–515 (2003).

[CrossRef]

A. Melloni, M. Chinello, and M. Martinelli, “All-optical switching in phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 12, 42–44 (2000).

[CrossRef]

A. Zakery and S. R. Elliot, “Optical properties and applications of chalcogenide glasses: a review,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 330, 1–12 (2003).

[CrossRef]

M. Shokooh-Saremi, V. G. Ta’eed, N. J. Baker, I. C. M. Littler, D. J. Moss, and B. J. Eggleton, “High-performance Bragg gratings in chalcogenide rib waveguides written with a modified Sagnac interferometer,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1323–1331 (2006).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Theory of low-threshold optical switching in nonlinear phase-shifted periodic structures,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 671–680 (1995).

[CrossRef]

B. J. Eggleton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. E. Slusher, “Nonlinear pulse propagation in Bragg grating,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 2980–2993 (1997).

[CrossRef]

J. T. Mok, C. M. de Sterke, I. C. M. Littler, and B. J. Eggleton, “Dispersionless slow light using gap soliton,” Nat. Phys. 2, 775–780 (2006).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

S. Radic, N. George, and G. P. Agrawal, “Optical switching in λ/4-shifted nonlinear periodic structures,” Opt. Lett. 19, 1789–1791 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. E. Bieber, T. G. Brown, and R. C. Tiberio, “Optical switching in phase-shifted metal-semiconductor-metal Bragg reflectors,” Opt. Lett. 20, 2216–2218 (1995).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. P. Stanley, R. Houdre, U. Oesterle, and M. Ilegems, “Impurity modes in one-dimensional periodic systems: The transition from photonic band gaps to microcavities,” Phys. Rev. A 48, 2246–2250 (1993).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, “Switching dynamics of finite periodic nonlinear media: A numerical study,” Phys. Rev. A 42, 2858–2869 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Scalora, J. P. Dowling, C. M. Bowden, and M. J. Bloemer, “Optical limiting and switching of ultrashort pulses in nonlinear photonic band gap materials,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1368–1371 (1994).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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H. M. Gibbs, Optical Bistability (Academic, 1985).