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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 23 — Nov. 13, 2006
  • pp: 11082–11087

Potential ultra wide slow-light bandwidth enhancement

Thomas Schneider, Markus Junker, and Kai-Uwe Lauterbach  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 23, pp. 11082-11087 (2006)

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We describe a method which has the potential to enhance the bandwidth of Brillouin based slow-light delay lines drastically. It is based on the overcompensation of the anti Stokes loss spectrum by additional pump sources. With this method it might be possible to overcome the bandwidth limit of Brillouin scattering which for one pump wave is given by two times the natural Brillouin shift in the incorporated waveguide. We will show experimentally that pulses can be delayed in the overcompensated loss spectrum.

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

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 12, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 26, 2006
Published: November 13, 2006

Thomas Schneider, Markus Junker, and Kai-Uwe Lauterbach, "Potential ultra wide slow-light bandwidth enhancement," Opt. Express 14, 11082-11087 (2006)

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