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Optical storage of binary data using guiding-center solitons in a fiber loop
Author(s): Alexandre S. Shcherbakov; Elena I. Andreeva
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Paper Abstract

A new ultrashort bit carrier called the guiding-center soliton is used to shape and to store the multibit binary words. The essential property of such a carrier to return to its own initial width after a passage through an extremely long-haul fiber without any recovery is successfully exploited to advantage. It is experimentally demonstrated that semiconductor laser source generated 32-bit words, including picosecond optical guiding-center soliton pulses, could be stored in up to 250 km length single-mode fiber loop.

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Date Published: 7 December 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2429, Optical Memory & Neural Networks '94: Optical Memory, (7 December 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.195576
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Alexandre S. Shcherbakov, St. Petersburg State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Elena I. Andreeva, St. Petersburg State Technical Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2429:
Optical Memory & Neural Networks '94: Optical Memory
Andrei L. Mikaelian, Editor(s)

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