Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate an all-optical AND gate based on coupled gap-soliton formation in an apodized fiber Bragg grating. A switching contrast of better than 17 dB is obtained with an incident pulse peak power of 2.5 kW.

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B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627 (1996).

1994

W. Samir, S. J. Garth, and C. Pask, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 64 (1994).

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, in Progress in Optics, E. Wolf, ed. (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1994), Vol. XXXIII, Chap. III, pp. 203–260.

1993

1987

W. Chen and D. L. Mills, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 160 (1987).

Barcelos, S.

M. J. Cole, W. H. Loh, R. I. Laming, M. N. Zervas, and S. Barcelos, Electron. Lett. 31, 1488 (1995).

Broderick, N.

N. Broderick, C. M. de Sterke, and J. E. Sipe, Opt. Commun. 113, 118 (1994).

Broderick, N. G. R.

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Isben, and R. I. Laming, Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Fibers and Waveguides: Applications and Fundamentals, Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), pp. 120–122.

Chen, W.

W. Chen and D. L. Mills, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 160 (1987).

Cole, M. J.

M. J. Cole, W. H. Loh, R. I. Laming, M. N. Zervas, and S. Barcelos, Electron. Lett. 31, 1488 (1995).

de Sterke, C. M.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627 (1996).

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, in Progress in Optics, E. Wolf, ed. (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1994), Vol. XXXIII, Chap. III, pp. 203–260.

N. Broderick, C. M. de Sterke, and J. E. Sipe, Opt. Commun. 113, 118 (1994).

Eggleton, B. J.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627 (1996).

Garth, S. J.

Ho, S.-T.

Isben, M.

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Isben, and R. I. Laming, Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Fibers and Waveguides: Applications and Fundamentals, Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), pp. 120–122.

Krug, P. A.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627 (1996).

Laming, R. I.

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Isben, and R. I. Laming, Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Fibers and Waveguides: Applications and Fundamentals, Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), pp. 120–122.

M. J. Cole, W. H. Loh, R. I. Laming, M. N. Zervas, and S. Barcelos, Electron. Lett. 31, 1488 (1995).

Lee, S.

Loh, W. H.

M. J. Cole, W. H. Loh, R. I. Laming, M. N. Zervas, and S. Barcelos, Electron. Lett. 31, 1488 (1995).

Mills, D. L.

W. Chen and D. L. Mills, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 160 (1987).

Pask, C.

Richardson, D. J.

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Isben, and R. I. Laming, Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Fibers and Waveguides: Applications and Fundamentals, Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), pp. 120–122.

Samir, W.

Sipe, J. E.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627 (1996).

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, in Progress in Optics, E. Wolf, ed. (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1994), Vol. XXXIII, Chap. III, pp. 203–260.

N. Broderick, C. M. de Sterke, and J. E. Sipe, Opt. Commun. 113, 118 (1994).

Slusher, R. E.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627 (1996).

Taverner, D.

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Isben, and R. I. Laming, Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Fibers and Waveguides: Applications and Fundamentals, Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), pp. 120–122.

Zervas, M. N.

M. J. Cole, W. H. Loh, R. I. Laming, M. N. Zervas, and S. Barcelos, Electron. Lett. 31, 1488 (1995).

Electron. Lett.

M. J. Cole, W. H. Loh, R. I. Laming, M. N. Zervas, and S. Barcelos, Electron. Lett. 31, 1488 (1995).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B

Opt. Commun.

N. Broderick, C. M. de Sterke, and J. E. Sipe, Opt. Commun. 113, 118 (1994).

Opt. Lett.

Phys. Rev. Lett.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, C. M. de Sterke, P. A. Krug, and J. E. Sipe, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 1627 (1996).

W. Chen and D. L. Mills, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 160 (1987).

Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series

D. Taverner, N. G. R. Broderick, D. J. Richardson, M. Isben, and R. I. Laming, Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Fibers and Waveguides: Applications and Fundamentals, Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), pp. 120–122.

Other

C. M. de Sterke and J. E. Sipe, in Progress in Optics, E. Wolf, ed. (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1994), Vol. XXXIII, Chap. III, pp. 203–260.

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