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dc.contributor.author Zhu, Y
dc.contributor.author Lee, M
dc.contributor.author Neifeld, MA
dc.contributor.author Gauthier, DJ
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-13T20:19:52Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01-17
dc.identifier http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21263608
dc.identifier 209295
dc.identifier.citation Opt Express, 2011, 19 (2), pp. 687 - 697
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5108
dc.description.abstract We demonstrate a 5-GHz-broadband tunable slow-light device based on stimulated Brillouin scattering in a standard highly-nonlinear optical fiber pumped by a noise-current-modulated laser beam. The noisemodulation waveform uses an optimized pseudo-random distribution of the laser drive voltage to obtain an optimal flat-topped gain profile, which minimizes the pulse distortion and maximizes pulse delay for a given pump power. In comparison with a previous slow-modulation method, eye-diagram and signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) analysis show that this broadband slow-light technique significantly increases the fidelity of a delayed data sequence, while maintaining the delay performance. A fractional delay of 0.81 with a SNR of 5.2 is achieved at the pump power of 350 mW using a 2-km-long highly nonlinear fiber with the fast noise-modulation method, demonstrating a 50% increase in eye-opening and a 36% increase in SNR in the comparison.
dc.format.extent 687 - 697
dc.language ENG
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Opt Express
dc.subject Computer-Aided Design
dc.subject Equipment Design
dc.subject Equipment Failure Analysis
dc.subject Fiber Optic Technology
dc.subject Lasers
dc.subject Microwaves
dc.subject Refractometry
dc.subject Telecommunications
dc.title High-fidelity, broadband stimulated-Brillouin-scattering-based slow light using fast noise modulation.
dc.type Journal Article
duke.description.endpage 697 en_US
duke.description.issue 2 en_US
duke.description.startpage 687 en_US
duke.description.volume 19 en_US
pubs.author-url http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21263608
pubs.issue 2
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering/Electrical and Computer Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Physics
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 19
dc.identifier.eissn 1094-4087

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