All-Optical Counter Based on Optical Flip-Flop and Optical AND Gate

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Wang, Jing; Meloni, Gianluca; Potì, Luca; Bogoni, Antonella (National Laboratory of Photonic Networks, CNIT, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa, 56124, Italy)
Wang, Jing (Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China)
Berrettini, Gianluca (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Via Moruzzi 1, Pisa, 56124, Italy)

An all-optical counter is presented using cascaded stages composed by SOA fiber laser based optical flip-flops and SOA four wave mixing AND logic gates. Two-bit all-optical pulse counting and optical frequency division are demonstrated.