Publication # 175

D. A. B. Miller "Quantum Well Optical Switching Devices" in Confined Electronics and Photons Book Chapter, Edited by E. Burstein and C. Weisbuch, (Plenum Press, N.Y. 1995), 675-701, and in Nonlinear Optical Materials and Devices for Applications in Information Technology, Edited by A. Miller, K. R. Welford and B. Daino (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1995), 255-284.

These lecture notes summarize the basic physics of quantum wells for optical switching devices, the principles of quantum well optical modulators and self-electrooptic-effect devices, and the current state of the art in such devices for systems experiments.

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