1 January 1987 Soliton Logic Elements For All-Optical Processing
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Proceedings Volume 0836, Optoelectronic Materials, Devices, Packaging, and Interconnects; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967535
Event: Cambridge Symposium on Fiber Optics and Integrated Optoelectronics, 1987, Cambridge, MA, United States
Two designs for fibre based optical logic and switching elements are presented. The problem of switching entire ultrashort pulses is addressed and the solution of employing dispersion to generate communication within the pulse is presented. This work shows how solitons can be exploited in the devices to give excellent switching characteristics as well as ensuring that there are no detrimental dispersive effects.
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N. J. Doran, N. J. Doran, K. J. Blow, K. J. Blow, David Wood, David Wood, } "Soliton Logic Elements For All-Optical Processing", Proc. SPIE 0836, Optoelectronic Materials, Devices, Packaging, and Interconnects, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967535; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967535


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