Achamma Kurian, K. P. Unnikrishnan, Thomas Lee S., V. P. N. Nampoori, C. P. G. Vallabhan, "Realization of Optical Logic Gates Using the Thermal Lens Effect", Laser Chemistry, vol. 20, Article ID 705925, 7 pages, 2002. https://doi.org/10.1080/02786270215152
Realization of Optical Logic Gates Using the Thermal Lens Effect
A sensitive method based on the principle of photothermal phenomena to realize optical logic gates is presented. A dual beam thermal lens method using low power cw lasers in a dye-doped polymer can be very effectively used as an alternate technique to perform the logical function such as NAND, AND and OR.
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