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All-optical signal processing using nonlinear fibers
Author(s): Kazuro Kikuchi; Kenji Taira; Takuo Tanemura
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Paper Abstract

Third-order optical nonlinearity in optical fibers has attractive applications to all-optical signal processing that will be employed in future photonic networks. After reviewing the third-order nonlinear optical property of optical fibers, we describe some examples of all-optical signal processing devices, focussing on self-phase modulation (SPM), cross-phase modulation (XPM), and four-wave mixing (FWM).

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5595, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.580567
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Kazuro Kikuchi, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Kenji Taira, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Takuo Tanemura, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5595:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Yasutake Ohishi, Editor(s)

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