Optical Correlation Using Four Wave Mixing in a Highly Nonlinear Fibre for Real-Time Serialized Ultrafast Systems

Fithriyah Shalihah, Arnan Mitchell, Lam Bui


A method of all-optical correlation is proposed using the nonlinear phenomena Four Wave Mixing (FWM) of two different signals. The method shows a serial solution where correlation of an ultrafast real-time serialized broadband source is demonstrated using a Highly Non-Linear Fibre (HNLF) with correlation rate reaching 200MHz.

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