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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 24 — Nov. 27, 2006
  • pp: 11736–11747

Experimental demonstration of all-optical tunable delay line based on distortion-less slow and fast light using soliton collision in optical fiber

Takashi Kunihiro, Atsushi Maeda, Shoichiro Oda, and Akihiro Maruta  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 24, pp. 11736-11747 (2006)

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We experimentally demonstrate an all-optical tunable delay line based on slow and fast light using soliton collision in an optical fiber. By varying the amplitude, wavelength, and number of the control soliton pulses, we accomplish both distortion-less slow and fast light generation and achieve the consecutive temporal shift up to 7.3ps for a 4.1ps-width pulse, which corresponds to the maximum delay-to-pulse-width ratio of 1.8.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: August 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 16, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 17, 2006
Published: November 27, 2006

Takashi Kunihiro, Atsushi Maeda, Shoichiro Oda, and Akihiro Maruta, "Experimental demonstration of all-optical tunable delay line based on distortion-less slow and fast light using soliton collision in optical fiber," Opt. Express 14, 11736-11747 (2006)

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