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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2000
  • pp: 945–947

Coherent transient data-rate conversion and data transformation

Xiangjun Wang, Mikael Afzelius, Nicklas Ohlsson, Ulf Gustafsson, and Stefan Kröll  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 13, pp. 945-947 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000945


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Abstract

Temporal compressions of optical pulses and pulse trains have been performed by the photon-echo process in Tm-doped YAG at 793 nm. Single-pulse temporal compression by almost a factor of 500 from 10 µs to 22 ns and pulse train compression by a factor of 14 from 5µs to 350 ns with a high-speed frequency-tunable external-cavity diode laser are demonstrated. It is suspected that significantly higher compression could be obtained by improved control of the laser frequency and laser frequency chirps. Theoretically, Tm-doped YAG should be capable of compressing single pulses by almost a factor of 107.

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OCIS Codes
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects
(300.6240) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent transient

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Xiangjun Wang, Mikael Afzelius, Nicklas Ohlsson, Ulf Gustafsson, and Stefan Kröll, "Coherent transient data-rate conversion and data transformation," Opt. Lett. 25, 945-947 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-13-945

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