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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2003
  • pp: 444–446

All-optical AND gate by use of a Kerr nonlinear microresonator structure

Suresh Pereira, Philip Chak, and J. E. Sipe  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 6, pp. 444-446 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000444


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Abstract

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.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers

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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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-6-444


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