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Design of D flip-flop and T flip-flop using Mach–Zehnder interferometers for high-speed communication

Kumar, Santosh and Singh, Gurdeep and Bisht, Ashish and Amphawan, Angela (2015) Design of D flip-flop and T flip-flop using Mach–Zehnder interferometers for high-speed communication. Applied Optics, 54 (21). pp. 6397-6405. ISSN 0003-6935

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Electrical component speed is a major constraint in high-speed communications.To overcome this constraint, electrical components are now being replaced by optical components.The application of optical switching phenomena has been used to construct the design of the D flip-flop and T flip-flop based on the electro-optic effect in a Mach–Zehnder interferometer (MZI).The MZI structures show the powerful ability to switch the optical signal from one output port to the other. Hence, it is possible to construct some complex optical combinational digital circuits using the electro-optic-effect-based MZI structure as a basic building block.This paper constitutes the mathematical description of the proposed device and thereafter compilation using MATLAB.The study is carried out by simulating the proposed device with the beam propagation method.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electro-optical devices; Waveguides, slab; Optical logic devices; Integrated optoelectronic circuits.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Angela Amphawan
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2016 07:06
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2016 07:06
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/18680

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