Abstract

Planar optical implementations of binary adders are developed using a three-port nonlinear interface device as the single computing primitive. The device is bit-conserving and both optically and logically reversible.

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1987 (1)

1986 (3)

1985 (1)

B. S. Wherrett, Opt. Commun. 56, 87 (1985).
[Crossref]

1984 (1)

D. S. Chemla, D. A. B. Miller, P. W. Smith, A. C. Gossard, W. Wiegmann, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 265 (1984).
[Crossref]

1982 (1)

1979 (1)

P. W. Smith, J. P. Hermann, W. J. Tomlinson, P. J. Maloney, Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 846 (1979).
[Crossref]

1977 (1)

A. E. Kaplan, Sov. Phys. JETP 45, 896 (1977).

Andersen, D. R.

R. Cuykendall, D. R. Andersen, Opt. Commun. (in press, 1987).

Caulfield, H.

Chemla, D. S.

D. S. Chemla, D. A. B. Miller, P. W. Smith, A. C. Gossard, W. Wiegmann, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 265 (1984).
[Crossref]

Cuykendall, R.

R. Cuykendall, D. McMillin, Appl. Opt. 26, 1959 (1987).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

R. Cuykendall, D. R. Andersen, Opt. Commun. (in press, 1987).

Gordon, J. P.

Gossard, A. C.

D. S. Chemla, D. A. B. Miller, P. W. Smith, A. C. Gossard, W. Wiegmann, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 265 (1984).
[Crossref]

Hermann, J. P.

P. W. Smith, J. P. Hermann, W. J. Tomlinson, P. J. Maloney, Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 846 (1979).
[Crossref]

Kaplan, A. E.

Korpel, A.

Landauer, R.

R. Landauer, Found. Phys. 16, 551 (1986).
[Crossref]

Lohmann, A. W.

Maloney, P. J.

P. W. Smith, J. P. Hermann, W. J. Tomlinson, P. J. Maloney, Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 846 (1979).
[Crossref]

McMillin, D.

Micelli, W.

Miller, D. A. B.

D. S. Chemla, D. A. B. Miller, P. W. Smith, A. C. Gossard, W. Wiegmann, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 265 (1984).
[Crossref]

Seymour, R.

Shamir, J.

Smith, P. W.

D. S. Chemla, D. A. B. Miller, P. W. Smith, A. C. Gossard, W. Wiegmann, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 265 (1984).
[Crossref]

W. J. Tomlinson, J. P. Gordon, P. W. Smith, A. E. Kaplan, Appl. Opt. 21, 2041 (1982).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P. W. Smith, J. P. Hermann, W. J. Tomlinson, P. J. Maloney, Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 846 (1979).
[Crossref]

Tomlinson, W. J.

W. J. Tomlinson, J. P. Gordon, P. W. Smith, A. E. Kaplan, Appl. Opt. 21, 2041 (1982).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P. W. Smith, J. P. Hermann, W. J. Tomlinson, P. J. Maloney, Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 846 (1979).
[Crossref]

Wherrett, B. S.

B. S. Wherrett, Opt. Commun. 56, 87 (1985).
[Crossref]

Wiegmann, W.

D. S. Chemla, D. A. B. Miller, P. W. Smith, A. C. Gossard, W. Wiegmann, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 265 (1984).
[Crossref]

Appl. Opt. (4)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

P. W. Smith, J. P. Hermann, W. J. Tomlinson, P. J. Maloney, Appl. Phys. Lett. 35, 846 (1979).
[Crossref]

Found. Phys. (1)

R. Landauer, Found. Phys. 16, 551 (1986).
[Crossref]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

D. S. Chemla, D. A. B. Miller, P. W. Smith, A. C. Gossard, W. Wiegmann, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 265 (1984).
[Crossref]

Opt. Commun. (1)

B. S. Wherrett, Opt. Commun. 56, 87 (1985).
[Crossref]

Sov. Phys. JETP (1)

A. E. Kaplan, Sov. Phys. JETP 45, 896 (1977).

Other (1)

R. Cuykendall, D. R. Andersen, Opt. Commun. (in press, 1987).

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) The interaction gate and (b) its inverse.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

RNI with inputs and outputs labeled. P is the vertically polarized input beam, and Q is the horizontally polarized input beam.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Signal-replication circuits consisting of a RNI and a half-wave plate. Note that P ̃ or Q ̃ is the degraded signal and P or Q is the restored signal.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

RNI half-adder.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

RNI full adder.

Equations (4)

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n 1 = n 10 ,
n 2 = n 10 Δ n L + n 2 NL ( 2 I 0 ) ,
90 ° θ inc sin 1 n 10 Δ n L + n 2 NL ( I 0 ) n 10 ,
n 2 ( I ) Δ = { 1 2 [ 1 ( ψ ψ c ) 2 ] 1 2 ψ ψ c 1 1 8 ( ψ c ψ ) 2 0 ψ ψ c 1 2 ,

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