We investigated the optimum structure for an asymmetric Fabry-Perot-type all-optical switch operated in a spin-polarization scheme as regards efficiency and on/off ratios. We also clarified the advantages of the switch for use in serial-to-parallel conversion.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4560) Optics in computing : Optical data processing
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
T. Yasui, R. Takahashi, N. Kondo, and H. Suzuki, "An asymmetric Fabry-Perot all-optical switch in a spin-polarization scheme for serial-to-parallel conversion," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF4.
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