We numerically demonstrate the feasibility of constructing an all-optical AND gate by using a microresonator structure with Kerr nonlinearity. The gate is much smaller than similar AND gates based on Bragg gratings and has lower power requirements.
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Suresh Pereira, Philip Chak, and J. E. Sipe, "All-optical AND gate by use of a Kerr nonlinear microresonator structure," Opt. Lett. 28, 444-446 (2003)