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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 544–549

Nonlinear Brillouin based slow-light system for almost distortion-free pulse delay

Andrzej Wiatrek, Kambiz Jamshidi, Ronny Henker, Stefan Preußler, and Thomas Schneider  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 544-549 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.27.000544


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Abstract

In this article the theoretical investigation and the experimental verification of an almost distortion-free pulse delay are presented. The proposed Brillouin slow-light system provides very large fractional delay at very low distortion since the pulse shape and the pulse width are maintained during the delaying process. Beyond that, the method is compatible with any other conventional Brillouin based slow-light system to significantly increase its efficiency.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 17, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 24, 2010
Published: February 24, 2010

Citation
Andrzej Wiatrek, Kambiz Jamshidi, Ronny Henker, Stefan Preußler, and Thomas Schneider, "Nonlinear Brillouin based slow-light system for almost distortion-free pulse delay," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 544-549 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-27-3-544


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