TITLE

Ultrafast all-optical gate with subpicosecond ON and OFF response time

AUTHOR(S)
Hulin, D.; Mysyrowicz, A.; Antonetti, A.; Migus, A.; Masselink, W. T.; Morkoç, H.; Gibbs, H. M.; Peyghambarian, N.
PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/29/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p749
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An all-optical logic gate consisting of a GaAs-GaAlAs multiple quantum well structure inserted in a 1.3-μm-thick Fabry–Perot cavity is demonstrated to perform with subpicosecond on and off switching time. The use of a purely optical field effect allows for a recovery time as rapid as the switch-on time.
ACCESSION #
9820895

 

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