Abstract

We have experimentally demonstrated a two-dimensional (2-D) image transmission based on the ultrafast optical data format conversion between a temporal signal and a spatial signal with an ultrashort optical pulse. In the proposed system we adopt a spectral holography technique to transmit a one-dimensional (1-D) spatial signal and use a spatial-domain time–frequency transform to realize a transform between 1-D and 2-D spatial signals. By use of these techniques, a low-optical-loss transmission system can be constructed. To demonstrate a 2-D image transmission with this technique, we achieved experimentally transmission of the alphabet letter T as a 3 × 3 pixel 2-D spatial image.

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Konishi, T.

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[CrossRef]

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Smithey, D. T.

Song, Q. W.

Sun, P. C.

Weiner, A. M.

Wullert, J. R.

Yu, P. K. L.

Zhang, C.

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J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

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[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (7)

Opt. Spektrosk. (1)

Y. T. Mazurenko, “Pulsed Fourier optics,” Opt. Spektrosk. 57, 8–11 (1984).

Other (1)

Y. Ichioka, T. Konishi, “Temporal–spatial optical information processing,” in Photorefractive Fiber and Crystal Devices: Materials, Optical Properties, and Applications III, F. T. Yu, S. Yin, eds., Proc. SPIE, 3137, 222–227 (1997).

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