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Optical computation based on nonlinear total reflectional optical switch at the interface

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A new scheme of binary half adder and full adder is proposed. It realizes a kind of all-optical computation which is based on the polarization coding technique and the nonlinear total reflectional optical switches.

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Zhang, J., Xu, H. Optical computation based on nonlinear total reflectional optical switch at the interface. Pramana - J Phys 72, 547–554 (2009).

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  • Optical computing
  • beam splitter
  • optical switch
  • polarized beams


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