The exclusive-OR gate

The exclusive-OR gate

The picture below shows a design for an EOR (exclusive-OR) gate, shown fed with 6-micron signals. (Why was the gate gloomy? Because it was an EOR gate.)

exclusive-OR gate

It is possible to build an exclusive-OR gate that works with 3-micron signals (one way is to combine OR gates and NOT gates) but it is rather larger than this design.

Next: the AND-NOT gate.

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