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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1998
  • pp: 606–608

Ultrafast intensity modulation by Raman gain for all-optical in-fiber processing

Geoff Burdge, Shaif-ul Alam, Anatoly Grudinin, Michael Durkin, Morten Ibsen, Igor Khrushchev, and Ian White  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 8, pp. 606-608 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000606


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Abstract

We present experimental results on ultrafast intensity modulation using the Raman effect and demonstrate 10-Gbit/s selective pulse erasure. The technique is both broadband and polarization insensitive and has a potential speed in excess of 500 Gbits/s. In addition to performing pulse erasure, this all-optical modulator can shape pulses as a precise, soft aperture scalpel and create short, dark pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

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Geoff Burdge, Shaif-ul Alam, Anatoly Grudinin, Michael Durkin, Morten Ibsen, Igor Khrushchev, and Ian White, "Ultrafast intensity modulation by Raman gain for all-optical in-fiber processing," Opt. Lett. 23, 606-608 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-8-606


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