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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 16 — Jul. 30, 2012
  • pp: 18224–18229

All optical tunable storage of phase-shift-keyed data packets

Stefan Preußler and Thomas Schneider  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 16, pp. 18224-18229 (2012)

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The requirements for higher data rates in optical communication systems lead to the use of more efficient modulation formats. In the networks the all optical synchronization and storage of these signals is still a major challenge in order to enable higher transmittable data rates and reduce the energy consumption. In this contribution we show for the first time, to the best of our knowledge, the tunable storage of phase modulated optical data packets with up to 60 pulse widths. This opens the way to the optical storage of data packets modulated with highly efficient modulation formats.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 6, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 2012
Published: July 24, 2012

Stefan Preußler and Thomas Schneider, "All optical tunable storage of phase-shift-keyed data packets," Opt. Express 20, 18224-18229 (2012)

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