Accession Number : ADP007422
Title : Experiment and Applications of Picosecond On-Off Switching Using a Pair of Picosecond-On/Nanosecond-Off GaAs Etalons,
Corporate Author : ARIZONA UNIV TUCSON OPTICAL SCIENCES CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Lowry, C. W. ; Gibbs, H. M. ; Pon, R. M. ; Khitrova, G.
Report Date : 22 MAY 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : Two GaAs etalons, each having a 30 ns recovery time, were connected in series, defining a logic function with a fast turn-on/turn-off time. Applications to routing, multiplexing, data generation and bit permutation are discussed.
Descriptors : *OPTICAL SWITCHING, *SWITCHING CIRCUITS, *OPTICAL CIRCUITS, FUNCTIONS, MULTIPLEXING, PERMUTATIONS, RECOVERY, ROUTING, QUICK REACTION, GALLIUM ARSENIDES, LOGIC CIRCUITS.
Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE