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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 14 — Jul. 7, 2008
  • pp: 10349–10357

Large tunable delays using parametric mixing and phase conjugation in Si nanowaveguides

Yoshitomo Okawachi, Mark A. Foster, Xianpei Chen, Amy C. Turner-Foster, Reza Salem, Michal Lipson, Chris Xu, and Alexander L. Gaeta  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 14, pp. 10349-10357 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.010349


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Abstract

We demonstrate a technique for generating large, all-optical delays while simultaneously minimizing pulse distortion by using temporal phase conjugation via four-wave mixing in Si nanowaveguides. Using this scheme, we achieve continuously tunable delays over a range of 243 ns for 10 Gb/s NRZ data.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 28, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 19, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 20, 2008
Published: June 26, 2008

Citation
Yoshitomo Okawachi, Mark A. Foster, Xianpei Chen, Amy C. Turner-Foster, Reza Salem, Michal Lipson, Chris Xu, and Alexander L. Gaeta, "Large tunable delays using parametric mixing and phase conjugation in Si nanowaveguides," Opt. Express 16, 10349-10357 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-14-10349


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