Ultrafast integrated optical switching based on the protein bacteriorhodopsin

László Fábián, Mark Mero, Zsuzsanna Heiner, Miklós Kiss, Károly Osvay, András Dér

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Abstract

The feasibility of a picosecond photonic switch based on light-induced reaction of the chromoprotein bacteriorhodopsin has been experimentally studied. A possible future utilization of this switch could support an all-optical data transfer at Tbit/s rate.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
Publication statusPublished - dec. 1 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: máj. 16 2010máj. 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Fábián, L., Mero, M., Heiner, Z., Kiss, M., Osvay, K., & Dér, A. (2010). Ultrafast integrated optical switching based on the protein bacteriorhodopsin. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).