Recent progress in polarization bistable VCSELs and their applications for all-optical signal processing such as flip-flop operation with very low switching energy and high repetition rate, signal regeneration, and optical buffer memory are presented.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.1450) Nonlinear optics : Bistability
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.7260) Optoelectronics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers
H. Kawaguchi, "Polarization Bistable VCSELS for All-Optical Signal Processing," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper SuB8.
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