All-optical integrated micro logic gate

Arkady Rudnitsky, Asaf Shahmoon, Menachem Nathan, Moshe Nazarathy, Bar Larom, Jacek Jaroslaw Jasieniak, Alessandro Martucci, Luca Businaro, Annamaria Gerardino, Zeev Zalevsky

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Abstract

In this paper we present a novel approach for realizing an integrated all-optical logic gate. The basic principle is based upon stimulated emission process generated in an active gain medium while special interferometric photonic wave-guiding structure allows the realization of an integrated micro scale device. The operation rate of the proposed device structure can theoretically reach tens of Tera-Hertz.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)472 - 476
Number of pages5
JournalMicroelectronics
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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