Photonic active filters based on SiC multilayer structures

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Abstract

Tunable WDM converters based on amorphous SiC multilayer photonic active filters are analyzed. The manipulation of the magnitude is achieved through appropriated front and back backgrounds. Transfer function characteristics are studied. Results show that the light-activated device combines the demultiplexing operation with the simultaneous photodetection and self amplification of an optical signal. Depending on the wavelength of the external background and irradiation side, it acts either as a short- or a long- pass band filter or as a band-stop filter. A combinational logic function is mapped onto an active two stage optoelectronic logic circuit. An algorithm to decode the multiplex signal is established. An optoelectronic model supports the optoelectronic logic architecture
Original languageUnknown
Title of host publicationMRS Proceedings
Pagesnull-null
Volume1438
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
Event2012 MRS Spring Meeting -
Duration: 1 Jan 2012 → …

Conference

Conference2012 MRS Spring Meeting
Period1/01/12 → …

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