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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1994
  • pp: 123–125

Femtosecond signal processing by second-order spectral holograpy

A. M. Weiner and D. E. Leaird  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 123-125 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000123


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Abstract

We report femtosecond optical signal processing by using second-order spectral holography. Enhanced second-order diffraction from a thermoplastic plate makes possible new signal-processing operations not possible with first-order holography. Experiments resulting in output waveforms equal to the autoconvolution function of the input waveform are described, and the possibility of implementing a simple associative memory for ultrafast optical signals is discussed.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 1993
Published: January 15, 1994

Citation
A. M. Weiner and D. E. Leaird, "Femtosecond signal processing by second-order spectral holograpy," Opt. Lett. 19, 123-125 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-2-123

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