All-optical clock division at 40 GHz using semiconductor optical amplifier based nonlinear interferometer

R. J. Manning, I. D. Phillips, A. D. Ellis, A. E. Kelly, A. J. Poustie, K. J. Blow

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Abstract

All-optical clock division of a 40GHz pulse train is demonstrated, using a semiconductor optical amplifier based nonlinear interferometer with feedback. The dynamical evolution of the clock divided train is also observed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)827-829
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics letters
Volume35
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 May 1999

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Keywords

  • demultiplexing equipment
  • semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • optical feedback
  • clocks
  • light interferometers

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