All-optical binary half-adder

Poustie, A., Blow, K.J., Kelly, A. and Manning, R.J. (1998) All-optical binary half-adder. Optics Communications, 156(1-3), pp. 22-26. (doi: 10.1016/S0030-4018(98)00349-6)

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We demonstrate an all-optical binary half-adder which simultaneously generates the bit-serial SUM and CARRY bits from two binary modulated input pulse trains. Additionally, the circuit can implement the XOR function of the two input data streams.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kelly, Professor Anthony
Authors: Poustie, A., Blow, K.J., Kelly, A., and Manning, R.J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:Optics Communications
Published Online:22 November 1998

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