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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1986
  • pp: 392–394

All-optical repeater

Y. Silberberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 392-394 (1986)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.11.000392


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Abstract

An all-optical device containing saturable gain, saturable loss, and unsaturable loss is shown to transform weak, distorted optical pulses into uniform standard-shape pulses. The proposed device performs thresholding, amplification, and pulse shaping as required from an optical repeater. It is shown that such a device could be realized by existing semiconductor technology.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 29, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: March 31, 1986
Published: June 1, 1986

Citation
Y. Silberberg, "All-optical repeater," Opt. Lett. 11, 392-394 (1986)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-11-6-392

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