Conference Paper

All-Optical Flip-Flop With Inverted Output Based On Optical Bistable Fabry-Perot Laser Diode

Sch. of Eng., Inf. & Commun. Univ., Daejeon
DOI: 10.1109/ICACT.2007.358478 Conference: Advanced Communication Technology, The 9th International Conference on, Volume: 1
Source: IEEE Xplore


An all-optical flip-flop with inverted output is presented. The flip-flop is realized based on the optical instability of injection-locked single-mode Fabry-Perot laser diodes. The operation principle is explained and experimental results are presented in this paper. The flip-flop with separate optical set and reset inputs had an on-off contrast ratio of over 35 dB.

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