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