Electrooptical logic operations with two-electrode distributed feedback-injection lasers.

K. Y. Liou, C. A. Burrus, U. Koren, T. L. Koch

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Abstract

Electrooptical logic operations using a two-electrode distributed-feedback (DFB) laser at a 1.3-μm wavelength are reported. A complete set of AND, NAND, OR, NOR, and INVERT logic gates have been demonstrated. They are based on detecting the output light of one of the two degenerate modes that were switched by electrical signals applied to the two electrodes. These high-speed wavelength switching and logic operations are of potential interest for future lightwave technologies. Also, the device is compatible with high-bandwidth single-mode optical fiber transmission systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOpt Fiber Commun Conf 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 1 Summ Pap
PublisherPubl by Optical Soc of America
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)1557520216
StatePublished - Dec 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

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NameOpt Fiber Commun Conf 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 1 Summ Pap

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Liou, K. Y., Burrus, C. A., Koren, U., & Koch, T. L. (1988). Electrooptical logic operations with two-electrode distributed feedback-injection lasers. In Opt Fiber Commun Conf 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 1 Summ Pap (Opt Fiber Commun Conf 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 1 Summ Pap). Publ by Optical Soc of America.