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The Brillouin gain and experiment performance based on stimulated Brillouin scattering slow light
Author(s): Hongyan Zhou; Ru Zhang; Kun Zhong
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Paper Abstract

Slow light is generated via the gain mechanisms of nonlinear optical phenomena-- stimulated stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fiber. Slow light is characterized in terms of Brillouin threshold, gain spectrum, Brillouin frequency shift by using optical heterodyne detection. According to the measured Brillouin frequency shift, we set our signal frequency in the gain region by manual matching method to get the maximum gain, and the gain bandwidth is broadened to 450MHz using a phrase-modulated pump. A delay of 32ns is achieved for the 500ns input signal when the gain is 15dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 November 2011
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8308, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices VI, 830804 (28 November 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.904353
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Hongyan Zhou, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Ru Zhang, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Kun Zhong, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8308:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices VI
Guang-Hua Duan, Editor(s)

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