We present a novel way of performing optical logic. The proposed logic device is based on the polarization switching observed in the first-order diffraction from a laser-excited grating in a dye-doped solid.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 18, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: December 18, 1989
Published: February 15, 1990
G. Ravindra Kumar, Bhanu P. Singh, K. Divakar Rao, and K. K. Sharma, "Polarization-based optical logic using laser-excited gratings," Opt. Lett. 15, 245-247 (1990)