Optical memory elements with extremely wide hysteresis window (94mA) using partly saturable-absorber novel active MMI Bi-stable laser diodes

H. A. Bastawrous, H. Jiang, Y. Tahara, S. Matsuo, K. Hamamoto

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Abstract

Novel active MMI bi-stable laser diodes are proposed and demonstrated. Using partly saturable-absorber configuration in active MMI, extremely wide hysteresis window of 94mA was achieved with 30fJ optical switching energy in 335μm total device length.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2010
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2010
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2010 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 21 2010Mar 25 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period3/21/103/25/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Bastawrous, H. A., Jiang, H., Tahara, Y., Matsuo, S., & Hamamoto, K. (2010). Optical memory elements with extremely wide hysteresis window (94mA) using partly saturable-absorber novel active MMI Bi-stable laser diodes. In Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).