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Ultra high-speed SOA-based full adder with PolSK modulated signals
Author(s): Pei-li Li; De-xiu Huang
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Paper Abstract

A novel scheme for an ultrahigh-speed all-optical full adder based on dual-pump four-wave mixing (FWM), including parallel dual-pump FWM and orthogonal dual-pump FWM, in two semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) is proposed. In this scheme, the polarization-shift-keying (PolSK) modulation format is used, so pattern-dependent degradation can be reduced. The proposed all-optical full adder is simple, compact, and can accommodate ultrahigh-speed operation. By numerical simulation, it is theoretically investigated using the broad-band dynamic model.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7135, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices III, 71352W (18 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.803140
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Pei-li Li, Nanjing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
De-xiu Huang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7135:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices III
Yi Luo; Jens Buus; Fumio Koyama; Yu-Hwa Lo, Editor(s)

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