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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 1 — Jan. 7, 2008
  • pp: 225–230

Gain-assisted superluminal propagation in tellurite glass fiber based on stimulated Brillouin scattering

Kwang Yong Song, Kazi S. Abedin, and Kazuo Hotate  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 225-230 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.000225


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Abstract

We demonstrate superluminal propagation of optical pulses with amplification in optical fibers based on stimulated Brillouin scattering. A triple gain peak configuration is used for the generation of narrowband anomalous dispersion in 2 m tellurite glass fiber, where the group index change as much as -1.19 is achieved with 6.9 dB amplification in 34 ns Gaussian pulses, leading to the group index of 0.84.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

ToC Category:
Slow and Fast Light

History
Original Manuscript: November 9, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 19, 2007
Published: January 2, 2008

Citation
Kwang Yong Song, Kazi S. Abedin, and Kazuo Hotate, "Gain-assisted superluminal propagation in tellurite glass fiber based on stimulated Brillouin scattering," Opt. Express 16, 225-230 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-1-225


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