We show that bistable collision cycles of Manakov solitons are capable of universal, all-optical computation with state restoration. NAND gates and FANOUT are realized by soliton collisions in a homogeneous nonlinear medium.
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D. Rand, K. Steiglitz, and P. R. Prucnal, "Noise-immune universal computation using Manakov soliton collision cycles," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuC6.
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