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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1143–1145

Demonstration of optical coherent transient true-time delay at 4 Gbits/s

Mingzhen Tian, Randy Reibel, and W. Randall Babbitt  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 15, pp. 1143-1145 (2001)

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Multigigabit-per-second true time delay (TTD) was experimentally demonstrated by use of optical coherent transient techniques in a Tm3+:YAG crystal. A delay accuracy of 1 ps and a delay resolution of 7 ps (both measurement limited) were achieved. The retrieved data retained good fidelity.

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OCIS Codes
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing
(300.6240) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent transient

Mingzhen Tian, Randy Reibel, and W. Randall Babbitt, "Demonstration of optical coherent transient true-time delay at 4 Gbits/s," Opt. Lett. 26, 1143-1145 (2001)

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