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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)

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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)

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