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Optical heterodyning noise-protected with stochastic resonance.

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Publication date1995
Host publicationOptical Computing
Place of publicationBristol?
PublisherIOP Publishing Ltd
Pages389-392
Number of pages4
Volume139, P
ISBN (Print)0-7503-0126-0
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameInstitute of Physics Conference Series
PublisherIOP Publishing Ltd

Abstract

A new form of heterodyning in an all-optical bistable system, related to stochastic resonance,is reported. It is showntheoretically and experimentally that the heterodyne signal and signal-to-noiseratio can be enhanced by the addition of noise to the input signal.

Bibliographic note

From the proceedings of the International Conference on Optical Computing, Herio-Watt University Edinburgh, 22-25 August 1994