Optical flip-flop based on two-mode intensity bistability in a cross-coupled bistable laser diode

Johnson, John E.; Tang, C.L.
December 1993
Applied Physics Letters;12/13/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 24, p3273
Academic Journal
Presents an experimental demonstration of an optical flip-flop based on two-mode intensity bistability in a cross coupled bistable laser diode (XCBLD). Compatibility of XCBLD with photonic integrated circuit fabrication techniques; Analysis on the set-reset optical memory operation of XCBLD; Use of chemically assisted ion beam etching.


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