10 June 1994 Diode laser logic for use as smart pixels for optical signal processing
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Abstract
Diode Laser Logic is a complete, new logic family comprised of Q- switched lasers and photodetectors. The lasers and detectors are monolithically integrated on multiple quantum well laser heterostructure with semi-insulating substrates. Preliminary results indicate an ON/OFF contrast ratio better than 500:1 and a gain in excess of 20. As a result, the devices can be cascaded to form more complex optical circuits. In addition to introducing the Diode Laser Logic family, a basic model is presented and the fabrication process is discussed.
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Michael A. Parker, Michael A. Parker, Paul D. Swanson, Paul D. Swanson, James S. Kimmet, James S. Kimmet, Stuart I. Libby, Stuart I. Libby, } "Diode laser logic for use as smart pixels for optical signal processing", Proc. SPIE 2155, Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas IV, (10 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177392; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.177392
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