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All-optical signal processing of periodic signals using a Brillouin gain comb

By César Jáuregui Misas, P. Petropoulos and D.J. Richardson

Abstract

The amplification of periodic signals using a Brillouin gain comb provides the opportunity to manipulate the amplitude and phase of a signal's individual spectral harmonics and, therefore, its temporal characteristics. In addition to obvious applications in pulse shaping, the approach offers new opportunities in the context of slow-light generation which include power-efficient Brillouin amplification of broadband periodic signals without delay, signal delay/advancement with relatively low gain variation, and fast-light generation accompanied by high levels of gain

Topics: QC, TK
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:65787
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