By using gain nonlinearity characteristics of semiconductor optical amplifier, an all-optical NAND gate at 10 Gbps is demonstrated. The all-optical NAND gate operates in single mechanism, which is XGM.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.3760) Optics in computing : Logic-based optical processing
S. H. Kim, J. H. Kim, J. W. Choi, Y. T. Byun, Y. M. Jhon, S. Lee, D. H. Woo, and S. H. Kim, "All-optical NAND Gate Using Cross Gain Modulation in Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC60.
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