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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1995
  • pp: 1300–1306

Coupled-soliton photonic logic gates: practical design procedures

G. Cancellieri, F. Chiaraluce, E. Gambi, and P. Pierleoni  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 12, Issue 7, pp. 1300-1306 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.12.001300


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Abstract

The feasibility of AND, OR, and EX-OR functions based on the interaction of optical solitons is proved by use of a five-layer dielectric structure with a nonlinear core. With the exception of the OR logic gate, the design of these devices is rather flexible, offering a wide variety of choices with respect to both the geometrical parameters and the input power levels.

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G. Cancellieri, F. Chiaraluce, E. Gambi, and P. Pierleoni, "Coupled-soliton photonic logic gates: practical design procedures," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 1300-1306 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-12-7-1300


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