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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1149–1151

Use of photonic crystal cavities for temporal differentiation of optical signals

Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Pavel G. Serafimovich, and Svetlana N. Khonina  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1149-1151 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001149


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Abstract

We show that general-form optical cavities are able to perform the temporal differentiation of optical signals. Analytical relationships to account for the scattering losses for such a cavity’s characteristics are deduced on the basis of temporal coupled-mode theory. A compact nanocavity-aided differentiator based on a ridge photonic crystal waveguide is designed.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

ToC Category:
Optics in Computing

History
Original Manuscript: November 19, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 31, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2013
Published: March 29, 2013

Citation
Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Pavel G. Serafimovich, and Svetlana N. Khonina, "Use of photonic crystal cavities for temporal differentiation of optical signals," Opt. Lett. 38, 1149-1151 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-7-1149


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