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All Optical Reversible NOR Gates Using TOAD

Published on October 2014 by Ashis Kumar Mandal, Goutam Kumar Maity
International Conference on Microelectronics, Circuits and Systems
Foundation of Computer Science USA
MICRO - Number 1
October 2014
Authors: Ashis Kumar Mandal, Goutam Kumar Maity

Ashis Kumar Mandal, Goutam Kumar Maity . All Optical Reversible NOR Gates Using TOAD. International Conference on Microelectronics, Circuits and Systems. MICRO, 1 (October 2014), 18-23.

author = { Ashis Kumar Mandal, Goutam Kumar Maity },
title = { All Optical Reversible NOR Gates Using TOAD },
journal = { International Conference on Microelectronics, Circuits and Systems },
issue_date = { October 2014 },
volume = { MICRO },
number = { 1 },
month = { October },
year = { 2014 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 18-23 },
numpages = 6,
url = { /proceedings/micro/number1/18309-1805/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
%0 Proceeding Article
%1 International Conference on Microelectronics, Circuits and Systems
%A Ashis Kumar Mandal
%A Goutam Kumar Maity
%T All Optical Reversible NOR Gates Using TOAD
%J International Conference on Microelectronics, Circuits and Systems
%@ 0975-8887
%N 1
%P 18-23
%D 2014
%I International Journal of Computer Applications

In recent past, reversible logic is emerged as a promising computing paradigm with applications in low-power CMOS, quantum computing, optical computing and nanotechnology. Optical logic gates become potential component to work at macroscopic (light pulses carry information), or quantum (single photon carries information) levels with high efficiency. In this paper, we propose a novel scheme of TOAD-based all optical reversible NOR gates and their universal application in all-optical domain. Simulation results verify the functionality of these TNOR and PNOR gates as well as reversibility.

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