Abstract

The nonlinear modulation dynamic properties of nonreciprocal indirect interband photonic transitions have been theoretically investigated in this paper. It is found that the period of such complete interband photonic transitions can be modulated for the relatively weak nonlinear effect, while interband transitions can be partially or even completely suppressed for relatively strong nonlinear effect, i.e., the dynamic behaviors of this system can be completely decided by nonlinear effects and dynamic modulations. Phase plane analysis is used to explain these dynamic behaviors.

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