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Novel architecture of the smart optoelectronic logic circuit based on directional couplers
Author(s): Wen-Ching Chang; Yang-Han Lee; Jiang-Duh Fang; Ming-Yung Hsuan; Li-Ying Chang
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Paper Abstract

The novel architectures of the smart optoelectronic logic gate has been proposed for the first time. In former one, both the AND and OR function can be integrate din a single circuit. These optoelectronic circuits are composed of the integrated optical waveguide directional couplers, optoelectronic converters, EDFAs, delay line, and a DFB laser. Importantly, linear device operation with low power is the main advantage as compared to the conventional optoelectronic logic elements. Moreover, characteristics of these optoelectronic circuits, such as optical path, slew- rate limiting, and phase retardation on the different states of operation, have been discussed and would be informative.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3949, WDM and Photonic Switching Devices for Network Applications, (21 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.382897
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Wen-Ching Chang, Tamkang Univ. (Taiwan)
Yang-Han Lee, Tamkang Univ. (Taiwan)
Jiang-Duh Fang, Tamkang Univ. (Taiwan)
Ming-Yung Hsuan, Tamkang Univ. (Taiwan)
Li-Ying Chang, Tamkang Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3949:
WDM and Photonic Switching Devices for Network Applications
Ray T. Chen; George F. Lipscomb, Editor(s)

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