Analysis of a soliton-based logic module for a ring network

Sorabh Saxena, Ping Kong Alexander Wai, C. R. Menyuk, Michel W. Chbat

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We analyze and numerically study the code-matching logic module that is the central element in a proposed soliton-based ring network system running at peak rates of 100 Gb/s. The proposed network is packet-switched, and fast logic is required to route each packet. That is the function of the code-matching logic module, and four soliton logic gates that can perform fast logic are the key devices in its design. The behavior of the code-matching logic module is governed by a large set of parameters, and we simulate it by varying many of these parameters. The physical effects that occur in these devices and their significance are analyzed. The results indicate that the logic module will work but within a restricted parameter range.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1776-1787
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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