Abstract

We present experimental results on ultrafast intensity modulation using the Raman effect and demonstrate 10-Gbit/s selective pulse erasure. The technique is both broadband and polarization insensitive and has a potential speed in excess of 500  Gbits/s. In addition to performing pulse erasure, this all-optical modulator can shape pulses as a precise, soft aperture scalpel and create short, dark pulses.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
All-optical nonlinear processing of both polarization state and intensity profile for 40 Gbit/s regeneration applications

P. Morin, J. Fatome, C. Finot, S. Pitois, R. Claveau, and G. Millot
Opt. Express 19(18) 17158-17166 (2011)

All-optical 2-bit header recognition and packet switching using polarization bistable VCSELs

Daisuke Hayashi, Kazuya Nakao, Takeo Katayama, and Hitoshi Kawaguchi
Opt. Express 23(7) 8357-8364 (2015)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription