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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21180–21188

Time delay generation at high frequency using SOA based slow and fast light

Perrine Berger, Jérôme Bourderionnet, Fabien Bretenaker, Daniel Dolfi, and Mehdi Alouini  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21180-21188 (2011)

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We show how Up-converted Coherent Population Oscillations (UpCPO) enable to get rid of the intrinsic limitation of the carrier lifetime, leading to the generation of time delays at any high frequencies in a single SOA device. The linear dependence of the RF phase shift with respect to the RF frequency is theoretically predicted and experimentally evidenced at 16 and 35 GHz.

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(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers

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Original Manuscript: July 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2011
Published: October 10, 2011

Perrine Berger, Jérôme Bourderionnet, Fabien Bretenaker, Daniel Dolfi, and Mehdi Alouini, "Time delay generation at high frequency using SOA based slow and fast light," Opt. Express 19, 21180-21188 (2011)

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