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Programmable optical bistable
Author(s): Paola Parolari; Lucia Marazzi; Pierpaolo Boffi; Mario Martinelli
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Paper Abstract

A programmable optical bistable device, based on a ring fiber optic circuit in which is inserted an optical amplifier, is presented. The optical amplifier has the purpose both to obtain the bistable duration and to reset the device by means of the loop gain compression effect.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 1998
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3490, Optics in Computing '98, (22 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308970
Show Author Affiliations
Paola Parolari, CoreCom (Italy)
Lucia Marazzi, CoreCom (Italy)
Pierpaolo Boffi, CoreCom (Italy)
Mario Martinelli, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3490:
Optics in Computing '98
Pierre H. Chavel; David A. B. Miller; Hugo Thienpont, Editor(s)

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