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Authors: K. Huybrechts, W. D'Oosterlinck, G. Morthier, R. Baets
Title: Optical flip-flop operation using an AR-coated distributed feedback laser diode
Format: International Conference Poster
Publication date: 5/2007
Journal/Conference/Book: CLEO 2007
Volume(Issue): JWA36
Location: Baltimore, United States
DOI: 10.1109/qels.2007.4431422
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A new concept for all-optical flip-flops is introduced using a single DFB laser diode. When injecting external light into the laser, two stable states can be obtained. We show numerically that optical pulses allow switching.

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