We experimentally demonstrate an all-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in an apodized fiber Bragg grating. A switching contrast of better than 17 dB is obtained with an incident pulse peak power of 2.5 kW.
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D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Ibsen, and R. I. Laming, "All-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in a fiber Bragg grating," Opt. Lett. 23, 259-261 (1998)