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Self electro-optic effect devices for optical switching and computing
Author(s): Anthony L. Lentine
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews electro-optic effect devices (SEEDs). Included in this are the resistive and photodiode biased devices and a discussion of the symmetric SEED. We describe the performance of symmetric SEEDs and the extension of these devices to Logic SEEDs that can be custom designed to perform complex logic functions such as photonic switching nodes and optical shift registers. Lastly, we review recent progress in the integration of SEEDs and GaAs metal-semiconductor field effect transistors (MESFETs).

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1992
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1626, Nonlinear Optics III, (1 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58093
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Anthony L. Lentine, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1626:
Nonlinear Optics III
Robert A. Fisher; John F. Reintjes, Editor(s)

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