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Design of an All-Optical Logic Gate Based on Non-Linear MZI and the Straight Plasmonic Control Waveguides
Soheil Noori Kourani *1, Hamid Vahed1
1- School Of Engineering Emerging Technologies University of Tabriz
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All optical signal processing in integrated photonic circuits and its applications in optical computing and communications require the ability to control light with light. Therefore, all-optical switching devices have attracted a lot of attentions. In this paper, two all-optical logic gates are designed by using of nonlinear Mach-Zehnder interferometer and straight plasmonic control waveguides. All- optical logic gates are based on the metal-insulator-metal (MIM) plasmonic waveguides. Using of the plasmonic structure leads to reduction of the device length and power consumptions. 
Keywords: Mach-Zehnder, Plasmonic, Non-Linear, Optical Switching
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Noori Kourani S, Vahed H. Design of an All-Optical Logic Gate Based on Non-Linear MZI and the Straight Plasmonic Control Waveguides. ICOP & ICPET. 2019; 25 :449-452
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