We demonstrate an all-optical NOR logic gate which consists of two cascaded and symmetric GaAs-AlGaAs microring resonators. The switching energy of the device is 20 pJ/pulse and the switching window is 40 ps.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3750) Integrated optics : Optical logic devices
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
T. A. Ibrahim, L. Kuo, K. Amarnath, R. Grover, V. Van, and P. Ho, "Photonic logic NOR gate using two symmetric microring resonators," 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 CWR3.
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