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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 2 — Jan. 19, 2009
  • pp: 797–802

Zero-broadening measurement in Brillouin based slow-light delays

Andrzej Wiatrek, Ronny Henker, Stefan Preußler, Max J. Ammann, Andreas T. Schwarzbacher, and Thomas Schneider  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 797-802 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.000797


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Abstract

A novel method for the achievement of zero-broadening in a SBS based slow-light system is discussed in theory and demonstrated experimentally. The system is realized just with a single broadened Bril-louin gain. It is shown, that if the gain bandwidth is much broader than the initial pulse width, the output pulse width decreases with increasing pump power. A compression of approximately 90 % of the initial pulse width was achieved in simulation and experiment.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Slow and Fast Light

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 29, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 3, 2009
Published: January 8, 2009

Citation
Andrzej Wiatrek, Ronny Henker, Stefan Preußler, Max J. Ammann, Andreas T. Schwarzbacher, and Thomas Schneider, "Zero-broadening measurement in Brillouin based slow-light delays," Opt. Express 17, 797-802 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-2-797


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