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Gigabit per second optical interconnection using picosecond pulses and smart pixels
Author(s): Gabriela Livescu; Leo M. F. Chirovsky
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Paper Abstract

Arrays of fast smart pixels are the building blocks of high speed, high throughput photonic switching systems and spatial light modulators. Our work describes the operation of smart pixels with picosecond mode-locked laser pulses, and addresses some of the issues in the fast operation of smart pixels: switching energy, switching speed, dynamic range.

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Date Published: 20 March 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2692, Optical Interconnects in Broadband Switching Architectures, (20 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.235849
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Gabriela Livescu, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Leo M. F. Chirovsky, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2692:
Optical Interconnects in Broadband Switching Architectures
Thomas J. Cloonan, Editor(s)

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