GB2458840B - Manufacturing an optical circuit having one or more all-optical logic gates - Google Patents

Manufacturing an optical circuit having one or more all-optical logic gates

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GB2458840B
GB2458840B GB0912006A GB0912006A GB2458840B GB 2458840 B GB2458840 B GB 2458840B GB 0912006 A GB0912006 A GB 0912006A GB 0912006 A GB0912006 A GB 0912006A GB 2458840 B GB2458840 B GB 2458840B
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optical
manufacturing
logic gates
circuit
optical circuit
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GB0912006A
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GB0912006D0 (en )
GB2458840A (en )
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John Luther Covey
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CoveyTech LLC
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CoveyTech LLC
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B82NANOTECHNOLOGY
    • B82YSPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES; MEASUREMENT OR ANALYSIS OF NANOSTRUCTURES; MANUFACTURE OR TREATMENT OF NANOSTRUCTURES
    • B82Y20/00Nanooptics, e.g. quantum optics or photonic crystals
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B6/00Light guides
    • G02B6/10Light guides of the optical waveguide type
    • G02B6/12Light guides of the optical waveguide type of the integrated circuit kind
    • G02B6/12007Light guides of the optical waveguide type of the integrated circuit kind forming wavelength selective elements, e.g. multiplexer, demultiplexer
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B6/00Light guides
    • G02B6/10Light guides of the optical waveguide type
    • G02B6/12Light guides of the optical waveguide type of the integrated circuit kind
    • G02B6/122Basic optical elements, e.g. light-guiding paths
    • G02B6/1225Basic optical elements, e.g. light-guiding paths comprising photonic band-gap structures or photonic lattices
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B6/00Light guides
    • G02B6/10Light guides of the optical waveguide type
    • G02B6/12Light guides of the optical waveguide type of the integrated circuit kind
    • G02B6/122Basic optical elements, e.g. light-guiding paths
    • G02B6/125Bends, branchings or intersections
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02FDEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING; TECHNIQUES OR PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION THEREOF; FREQUENCY-CHANGING; NON-LINEAR OPTICS; OPTICAL LOGIC ELEMENTS; OPTICAL ANALOGUE/DIGITAL CONVERTERS
    • G02F3/00Optical logic elements; Optical bistable devices
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02FDEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING; TECHNIQUES OR PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION THEREOF; FREQUENCY-CHANGING; NON-LINEAR OPTICS; OPTICAL LOGIC ELEMENTS; OPTICAL ANALOGUE/DIGITAL CONVERTERS
    • G02F1/00Devices or arrangements for the control of the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light arriving from an independent light source, e.g. switching, gating, or modulating; Non-linear optics
    • G02F1/35Non-linear optics
    • G02F1/3523Non-linear absorption changing by light, e.g. bleaching
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02FDEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING; TECHNIQUES OR PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION THEREOF; FREQUENCY-CHANGING; NON-LINEAR OPTICS; OPTICAL LOGIC ELEMENTS; OPTICAL ANALOGUE/DIGITAL CONVERTERS
    • G02F2202/00Materials and properties
    • G02F2202/32Photonic crystals
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02FDEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING; TECHNIQUES OR PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION THEREOF; FREQUENCY-CHANGING; NON-LINEAR OPTICS; OPTICAL LOGIC ELEMENTS; OPTICAL ANALOGUE/DIGITAL CONVERTERS
    • G02F2203/00Function characteristic
    • G02F2203/15Function characteristic involving resonance effects, e.g. resonantly enhanced interaction
GB0912006A 2006-02-14 2006-12-06 Manufacturing an optical circuit having one or more all-optical logic gates Active GB2458840B (en)

Priority Applications (7)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US11354731 US7394958B2 (en) 2006-02-14 2006-02-14 All-optical logic gates using nonlinear elements-claim set II
US11354468 US7409131B2 (en) 2006-02-14 2006-02-14 All-optical logic gates using nonlinear elements—claim set V
US11354734 US7664355B2 (en) 2006-02-14 2006-02-14 All-optical gates using nonlinear elements-claim set III
US11354735 US7263262B1 (en) 2006-02-14 2006-02-14 All-optical logic gates using nonlinear elements-claim set VI
US11354601 US7428359B2 (en) 2006-02-14 2006-02-14 All-optical logic gates using nonlinear elements—claim set IV
US11354475 US20070189703A1 (en) 2006-02-14 2006-02-14 All-optical logic gates using nonlinear elements-claim set I
GB0815787A GB2449801B (en) 2006-02-14 2006-12-06 All-optical NAND gate using nonlinear elements

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB201008179A GB2467679B (en) 2006-02-14 2010-05-17 All-optical logic gates using non-linear elements

Publications (3)

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GB0912006D0 GB0912006D0 (en) 2009-08-19
GB2458840A true GB2458840A (en) 2009-10-07
GB2458840B true GB2458840B (en) 2010-07-07

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Citations (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US20030179425A1 (en) * 2000-03-10 2003-09-25 Charles Romaniuk Dynamic phase logic gate
US20040081464A1 (en) * 1998-06-23 2004-04-29 Fujitsu Limited Optical gate device, manufacturing method for the device, and system including the device

Patent Citations (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US20040081464A1 (en) * 1998-06-23 2004-04-29 Fujitsu Limited Optical gate device, manufacturing method for the device, and system including the device
US20030179425A1 (en) * 2000-03-10 2003-09-25 Charles Romaniuk Dynamic phase logic gate

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GB0912006D0 (en) 2009-08-19 grant
GB2458840A (en) 2009-10-07 application

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