Interaction between quadratic spatial solitons, generated using long time-chirped pulses, can be made almost phase insensitive. We experimentally showed such a phase-insensitive switching of a soliton. This device has the required properties for cascadable logic.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4660) Optics in computing : Optical logic
B. Yellampalle, L. Gao, and K. Wagner, "Experimental demonstration of Phase-Insensitive Qudratic Soliton Inverter for cascadable logic.," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WA8.
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