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Fast optical gates with and without Fabry-Perot cavity
Author(s): Jacques H. Collet; Michel Pugnet; Laurent Nardo
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Paper Abstract

Optical processor architectures are discussed for operation with subnanosecond optical gates without memory capability. Switching is discussed for GaAs gates with and without Fabry-Perot resonator. Recent demonstrations of picosecond absorptive inverter gates are reported and discussed in II-VI semiconductors in relation with the requirement for cascadability and stability of operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1280, High Speed Phenomena in Photonic Materials and Optical Bistability, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20657
Show Author Affiliations
Jacques H. Collet, Univ. Paul Sabatier (France)
Michel Pugnet, Univ. Paul Sabatier (France)
Laurent Nardo, Univ. Paul Sabatier (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1280:
High Speed Phenomena in Photonic Materials and Optical Bistability
Dieter Jaeger, Editor(s)

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