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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 23 — Nov. 7, 2011
  • pp: 23153–23161

All-optical 1st and 2nd order integration on a chip

Marcello Ferrera, Yongwoo Park, Luca Razzari, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, Roberto Morandotti, David J. Moss, and José Azaña  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 23153-23161 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.023153


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Abstract

We demonstrate all-optical temporal integration of arbitrary optical waveforms with temporal features as short as ~1.9ps. By using a four-port micro-ring resonator based on CMOS compatible doped glass technology we perform the 1st- and 2nd-order cumulative time integral of optical signals over a bandwidth that exceeds 400GHz. This device has applications for a wide range of ultra-fast data processing and pulse shaping functions as well as in the field of optical computing for the real-time analysis of differential equations.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(070.7145) Fourier optics and signal processing : Ultrafast processing

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2011
Published: October 31, 2011

Citation
Marcello Ferrera, Yongwoo Park, Luca Razzari, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, Roberto Morandotti, David J. Moss, and José Azaña, "All-optical 1st and 2nd order integration on a chip," Opt. Express 19, 23153-23161 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-23-23153


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