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All-optical logic gates based on nonlinear fiber loop interferometer with semiconductor laser amplifier
Author(s): Oleg G. Ivanov; Vsevolod Yu. Rakovsky; Alexandre S. Shcherbakov
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Paper Abstract

New all-optical high-bit-rate logic gates are proposed. They are based on the nonlinear propagation of bit pulses in a fiber loop interferometer with an integral asymmetrically located semiconductor laser amplifier. In view of cross-phase modulation effect the bit error rate as a function of input signals on-off ratio is calculated. Some estimations for a semiconductor laser amplifier are considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1807, Photonic Switching, (28 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147914
Show Author Affiliations
Oleg G. Ivanov, St. Petersburg State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Vsevolod Yu. Rakovsky, St. Petersburg State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Alexandre S. Shcherbakov, St. Petersburg State Technical Univ. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1807:
Photonic Switching

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