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  • Vol. 3, Iss. 8 — Aug. 10, 2005
  • pp: 478–479

Implementation of tristate logic based all optical flip-flop with nonlinear material

Partha Ghosh and Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp. 478-479 (2005)

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The advantages of multivalued logic in optical parallel computation need no introduction. There are lots of proposals, already reported, where tristate, quarternary state logic operations can be performed with optics. Here we report a new approach to implement tristate logic based all optical flip-flop using optical nonlinear material. The concept and the principle of operation of this type of flip-flop are different from that of the conventional binary one.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(200.3760) Optics in computing : Logic-based optical processing
(210.4680) Optical data storage : Optical memories

Partha Ghosh and Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay, "Implementation of tristate logic based all optical flip-flop with nonlinear material," Chin. Opt. Lett. 3, 478-479 (2005)

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