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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1988
  • pp: 1764–1768

Highly cascadable optically bistable device for large fan-out optical computing uses

Nicholas C. Craft  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 27, Issue 9, pp. 1764-1768 (1988)

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Limited cascadability and fan-out are among the problems associated with the use of optically bistable Fabry-Perot etalons as optical logic elements. A novel etalon-based device is described which is shown to have a much increased cascadability, and therefore fan-out capability, over conventional optical logic elements.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 17, 1987
Published: May 1, 1988

Nicholas C. Craft, "Highly cascadable optically bistable device for large fan-out optical computing uses," Appl. Opt. 27, 1764-1768 (1988)

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