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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2832–2834

Brillouin cross-gain modulation and 10 m/s group velocity

Shmuel Sternklar, Eyal Sarid, Arik Arbel, and Er’el Granot  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 18, pp. 2832-2834 (2009)

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We introduce a method of achieving cross-gain modulation and slow light using the Brillouin nonlinearity in an optical fiber. We demonstrate approximatetely 10 m/s group velocity using this technique with milliwatts of optical power at room temperature.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: May 4, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 18, 2009
Published: September 11, 2009

Shmuel Sternklar, Eyal Sarid, Arik Arbel, and Er'el Granot, "Brillouin cross-gain modulation and 10 m/s group velocity," Opt. Lett. 34, 2832-2834 (2009)

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