All-Optical Flip-Flop Based on Mach-Zehnder Interferometer Bistable Laser Diode
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Takeda, Koji; Takenaka, Mitsuru; Tanemura, Takuo; Nakano, Yoshiaki (Dept. Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Takeda, Koji; Tanemura, Takuo; Nakano, Yoshiaki (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Japan)
We fabricate and demonstrate all-optical flip-flop based on novel Mach-Zehnder interferometer bistable laser structure. The MZI-BLD successfully improves falling time to 68ps, switching pulse energy to 67pJ, and threshold current, owing to large modes overlap.