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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 21 — Oct. 12, 2009
  • pp: 19062–19066

All-optical XOR and XNOR operations at 86.4 Gb/s using a pair of semiconductor optical amplifier Mach-Zehnder interferometers

I. Kang, M. Rasras, L. Buhl, M. Dinu, S. Cabot, M. Cappuzzo, L. T. Gomez, Y. F. Chen, S. S. Patel, N. Dutta, A. Piccirilli, J. Jaques, and C. R. Giles  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 21, pp. 19062-19066 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.019062


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Abstract

We propose a method for increased-speed all-optical XOR operation using semiconductor optical amplifiers. We demonstrate XOR and XNOR operations at 86.4 Gb/s using a pair of photonic-integrated semiconductor optical amplifier Mach-Zehnder interferometers.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(250.3140) Optoelectronics : Integrated optoelectronic circuits

ToC Category:
Optics in Computing

History
Original Manuscript: September 22, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 28, 2009
Published: October 7, 2009

Citation
I. Kang, M. Rasras, L. Buhl, M. Dinu, S. Cabot, M. Cappuzzo, L. T. Gomez, Y. F. Chen, S. S. Patel, N. Dutta, A. Piccirilli, J. Jaques, and C. R. Giles, "All-optical XOR and XNOR operations at
86.4 Gb/s using a pair of semiconductor optical amplifier Mach-Zehnder interferometers," Opt. Express 17, 19062-19066 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-21-19062


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