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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 25642–25648

Slow light propagation in a ring erbium-doped fiber

K. Bencheikh, E. Baldit, S. Briaudeau, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and G. Mélin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 25642-25648 (2010)

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Slow light propagation is demonstrated by implementing Coherent Population Oscillations in a silica fiber doped with erbium ions in a ring surrounding the single mode core. Though only the wings of the mode interact with erbium ions, group velocities around 1360 m/s are obtained without any spatial distortion of the propagating mode.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 7, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 24, 2010
Published: November 23, 2010

K. Bencheikh, E. Baldit, S. Briaudeau, P. Monnier, J. A. Levenson, and G. Mélin, "Slow light propagation in a ring erbium-doped fiber," Opt. Express 18, 25642-25648 (2010)

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