156-μs continuously tunable parametric delay line for a 40-Gb/s signal

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla CA 92037, USA.
Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.49). 08/2009; 17(14):11958-64. DOI: 10.1364/OE.17.011958
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Experimental demonstration of an all-fiber, all-optical continuously tunable delay line is reported. The 1.56-micros delay with a record 62,400 time-delay bit-rate product was characterized for a 40-Gbps data channel. The result was enabled by parametric dispersion compensation with cascaded triple-conversion in highly-nonlinear fiber capable of continuous tuning over 39.5 nm.

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