We numerically show memory operation of a novel photonic crystal structure. Its working principle is based on the interference feedback between two bistable Kerr nonlinear switches. Only positive input signals are required for flip-flop action.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
B. Maes, P. Bienstman, and R. Baets, "A novel photonic crystal flip-flop device," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuC45.
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