Demonstration and characterisation of a non-inverting all-optical read/write regenerative memory

Abstract

An all-optical regenerative memory device using a single loop mirror and a semiconductor optical amplifier is experimentally demonstrated. This configuration has potential for a low power all-optical stable memory device with non-inverting characteristics where packets are stored by continuously injecting the regenerated data back into the loop.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2008.04.043
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Informatics and Digital Engineering > Electrical and Electronic Engineering
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Adaptive communications networks research group
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
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 Johnson, N.C.; Harrison, J.A. and Blow, K.J. (2008). Demonstration and characterisation of a non-inverting all-optical read/write regenerative memory. Optics Communications, 281 (17), pp. 4464-4469. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2008.04.043
Uncontrolled Keywords: loop mirror,all-optical memory,optical regeneration,semiconductor optical amplifier,SOA,terahertz optical asymmetric demultiplexor,TOAD,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2008-09-01
Authors: Johnson, N.C.
Harrison, James A.
Blow, Keith J. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-7859-3438)

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