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Semiconductor active devices for all-optical signal processing
Author(s): H. Kawaguchi
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Paper Abstract

After a brief introduction of optical bistable operation of semiconductor active devices such as LDs and SOAs, recent progress in polarization bistable VCSELs and their applications for all-optical signal processing are presented. Applications include all-optical flip-flop operation with very low switching energy and high repetition rate, all-optical signal regeneration, and optical buffer memory.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6014, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications V, 601406 (24 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.628811
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H. Kawaguchi, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency (Japan)
Optoelectronic Industry and Technology Development Association (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6014:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications V
Achyut K. Dutta; Yasutake Ohishi; Niloy K. Dutta; Jesper Moerk, Editor(s)

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