One-picosecond optical nor gate at room temperature with a GaAs-AlGaAs multiple-quantum-well nonlinear Fabry-Perot étalon

A. Migus, A. Antonetti, D. Hulin, A. Mysyrowicz, H. M. Gibbs, N. Peyghambarian, J. L. Jewell

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Abstract

The speed of a GaAs-AlGaAs optical logic gate is time resolved using a 100-fs laser system. It shows that the gating operation can be performed in ≅1 ps, the fastest reported for such a low-energy optical device. The lowest incident switching for such a device is ≲3 pJ.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-72
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1985

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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