Abstract

A method for long variable all-optical delay is proposed and simulated, based on reflections from localized and stationary dynamic Brillouin gratings (DBGs). Inspired by radar methods, the DBGs are inscribed by two pumps that are comodulated by perfect Golomb codes, which reduce the off-peak reflectivity. Compared with random bit sequence coding, Golomb codes improve the optical signal-to-noise ratio (OSNR) of delayed waveforms by an order of magnitude. Simulations suggest a delay of 5Gb/s data by 9 ns, or 45 bit durations, with an OSNR of 13 dB.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Experimental demonstration of localized Brillouin gratings with low off-peak reflectivity established by perfect Golomb codes

Yair Antman, Lior Yaron, Tomi Langer, Moshe Tur, Nadav Levanon, and Avi Zadok
Opt. Lett. 38(22) 4701-4704 (2013)

Distributed characterization of localized and stationary dynamic Brillouin gratings in polarization maintaining optical fibers

Fabrizio Chiarello, Dipankar Sengupta, Luca Palmieri, and Marco Santagiustina
Opt. Express 24(6) 5866-5875 (2016)

Dynamic Brillouin gratings permanently sustained by chaotic lasers

M. Santagiustina and L. Ursini
Opt. Lett. 37(5) 893-895 (2012)

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 (2)

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

Equations (8)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations 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