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XOR/XNOR directed logic circuit based on coupled-resonator-induced transparency
Author(s): Yonghui Tian; Lei Zhang; Lin Yang
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Paper Abstract

Coupled-resonator-induced transparency (CRIT) effect has been widely studied in parallelly coupled double microring resonators (MRRs), and various applications based on the CRIT effect have been demonstrated. We report the proposal and demonstration of a directed logic circuit with the functions of XOR and XNOR using CRIT. Two electrical signals applied to two coupled MRRs represent two operands of the logic operations, and the operation results are represented by the output optical signal. As proof-of-concept, the thermo-optic modulation scheme is employed with an operating speed of 10 kbps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 September 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8855, Optics and Photonics for Information Processing VII, 88550O (26 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2028584
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Yonghui Tian, Lanzhou Univ. (China)
Institute of Semiconductors (China)
Lei Zhang, Institute of Semiconductors (China)
Lin Yang, Institute of Semiconductors (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8855:
Optics and Photonics for Information Processing VII
Khan M. Iftekharuddin; Abdul A. S. Awwal; Andrés Márquez, Editor(s)

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