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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1999
  • pp: 717–719

Optical clock repetition-rate multiplier for high-speed digital optical logic circuits

T. Papakyriakopoulos, K. Vlachos, A. Hatziefremidis, and H. Avramopoulos  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 717-719 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000717


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Abstract

Repetition-rate multiplication has been shown by use of a fiber ring oscillator with a semiconductor optical amplifier as the gain medium and by use of fast saturation and recovery of the amplifier from an external optical pulse train. Repetition-frequency multiplication up to 6 times and up to 34.68-GHz frequency have been achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3750) Integrated optics : Optical logic devices
(200.4660) Optics in computing : Optical logic
(250.5530) Optoelectronics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices

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T. Papakyriakopoulos, K. Vlachos, A. Hatziefremidis, and H. Avramopoulos, "Optical clock repetition-rate multiplier for high-speed digital optical logic circuits," Opt. Lett. 24, 717-719 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-11-717


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