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International Journal of Optics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 130517, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/130517
Research Article

Light Combining for Interferometric Switching

1Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, Université de Lyon, INL-UMR5270, CNRS, INSA de Lyon, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
2Nanoscience Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Trento, Via Sommarive 14, 38121 Trento, Italy

Received 4 February 2012; Accepted 11 April 2012

Academic Editor: Francesco Prudenzano

Copyright © 2012 Marco Masi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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