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Optical Engineering

All-optical time-domain multiplexing-demultiplexing scheme with nonlinear material
Author(s): Kuladeep Roy Chowdhury; Partha Pratima Das; Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay
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Paper Abstract

Optics is a candidate for digital communication and data processing where tremendous operational speed is the basic requirement. Conventional electronic systems cannot compete in this arena. Nonlinear optical materials may find important uses in optical switches. In this paper, a new idea for all-optical time-domain multiplexing and demultiplexing with the massive use of nonlinear optical materials is reported. The scheme exploits some special characteristics of such materials.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 44(3) 035201 doi: 10.1117/1.1868774
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 44, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Kuladeep Roy Chowdhury, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)
Partha Pratima Das, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)
Sourangshu Mukhopadhyay, Vidyasagar Univ. (India)

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