|Authors: ||K. Huybrechts|
|Title: ||A single laser diode for all-optical flip-flop operation|
|Format: ||National Conference Poster|
|Publication date: ||12/2007|
|Journal/Conference/Book: ||FIrW PhD symposium
|Location: ||Ghent, Belgium|
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We demonstrate the use of a single laser diode as an optical memory element. When continuous wave light is injected in a distributed feedback laser, we can observe a bistability in the lasing power. This bistability can be used for all-optical flip-flop operation.