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Optimisation Of Cw Optically Bistable Devices
Author(s): Brian S. Wherrett
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Paper Abstract

If cw all-optical bistability is to be applied in digital information processing then it will be essential to achieve reliable, cascadable, error-free optical responses at low optical power levels. The possibilities of achieving low power cw bistability of either an optoelectronic or an optothermal origin is discussed and the minimum likely powers are inferred.

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Date Published: 10 November 1987
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 0769, Workshop on Photonic Logic and Information Processing, (10 November 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940299
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Brian S. Wherrett, Heriot-Watt University (UK)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0769:
Workshop on Photonic Logic and Information Processing
Charles M. Bowden; J. Graeme Duthie, Editor(s)

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