Sub-pJ and simultaneous multiple wavelength switching of an all-optical flip-flop based on a DFB-LD with integrated SOA

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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DOosterlinck, W.; Morthier, G.; Baets, R. (Ghent University-IMEC, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Ghent, Belgium)

Sub-pJ switching of a SOA and DFB laser diode based all-optical flip-flop is presented. Simultaneous switching of multiple wavelengths is demonstrated with switch times as low as 100ps and an ER over 15dB.