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All-optical XOR gate using SOA based Mach-Zehnder Interferometer
Author(s): Rekha Mehra; Shikha Jaiwal; H. K. Dixit
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Paper Abstract

In this paper an all-optical exclusive OR (XOR) gate is proposed, which uses an integrated semiconductor optical-amplifier based Mach-Zehender interferometer. The design works on differential phase modulation scheme and the operation of the proposed gate is verified up to 120 Gb/s. Results of the gate has been analyzed in time domain for different input bit sequences. Highest extinction ratio of 26.01 dB is noted at 80 Gb/s. Rate analysis is also performed to optimize the Quality factor and a bit error rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 January 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8760, International Conference on Communication and Electronics System Design, 87600A (28 January 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2010088
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Rekha Mehra, Government Engineering College Ajmer (India)
Shikha Jaiwal, C.C.S. Univ. (India)
H. K. Dixit, Univ. of Allahabad (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8760:
International Conference on Communication and Electronics System Design
Vijay Janyani; M. Salim; K. K. Sharma, Editor(s)

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