Improved design of all-optical processor for modular arithmetic

Wong, W.M. and Blow, Keith J. (2008). Improved design of all-optical processor for modular arithmetic. Optics Communications, 281 (5), pp. 1017-1021.

Abstract

A new improved design of an all-optical processor that performs modular arithmetic is presented. The modulo-processor is based on all-optical circuit of interconnected semiconductor optical amplifier logic gates. The design allows processing times of less than 1 µs for 16-bit operation at 10 Gb/s and up to 32-bit operation at 100 Gb/s.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2007.10.086
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Adaptive communications networks research group
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Additional Information: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Optics communications. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Wong, W.M. and Blow, K.J. (2008). Improved Design of All-Optical Processor for Modular Arithmetic. Optics Communications, 281 (5), pp. 1017-1021. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2007.10.086
Uncontrolled Keywords: all-optical processor,modular arithmetic,modulo-processor interconnected semiconductor optical amplifier logic gates,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2008-03-01
Authors: Wong, W.M.
Blow, Keith J. ( 0000-0002-7859-3438)

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