• Optoelectronics Letters
  • Vol. 8, Issue 6, 418 (2012)
Xiao-wei DONG* and Wen-kai LIU
Author Affiliations
  • College of Information Engineering, North China University of Technology, Beijing 100144, China
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    Abstract

    We propose a novel all-optical buffer and shaper based on the adjustable power transferring characteristics of the complexmodulated long-period-grating coupler (CM-LPGC) and the multiple circulations of the self-closed fiber loop. By turning on the external optical pumps, the signals can be stored by utilizing the nonreciprocal power transferring of the CM-LPGC. When the buffer time is satisfied, the signals can be extracted discretionarily by turning off the external optical pumps. In addition, by controlling the spectral bandwidth of the CM-LPGC, the temporal rectangular pulse can be obtained by reshaping the Gaussian input signal.
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    DONG Xiao-wei, LIU Wen-kai. All-optical buffer and shaper based on complex-modulated long-period-grating coupler and self-closed fiber loop[J]. Optoelectronics Letters, 2012, 8(6): 418
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    Received: Jun. 8, 2012
    Accepted: --
    Posted: Jun. 1, 2012
    Published Online: Jul. 12, 2017
    The Author Email: Xiao-wei DONG (way7803@163.com)