Abstract

The use of intrinsic optically bistable devices in the construction of all-optical digital circuits is discussed. Analysis of a novel experimental technique is presented which partly alleviates the problems of critical slowing down and low fan-out capability for etalon devices.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

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