Ultra Photonics - Communication and Signal Processing at the Speed of Light

Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Science Cafe

Join us and listen to intriguing presentations by UCF researchers. Enjoy networking, drinks and appetizers.

Time: Networking, drinks and appetizers at 6:30 p.m., talk begins at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Physical Sciences Building 160/161

Peter Delfyett, Ph.D.

University Trustee Chair
Pegasus Professor of Optics & Photonics, ECE, and Physics
Director of the Townes Laser Institute
College of Optics and Photonics
University of Central Florida

Ultrafast Photonics – Communication and Signal Processing at the Speed of Light

The development of high speed communication, interconnects and signal processing are critical for an information based economy. Lightwave technologies offer the promise of high bandwidth connectivity from component development that is manufacturable, cost effective, and electrically efficient.

This presentation will highlight our research in the generation of stabilized frequency combs, and in developing approaches for filtering, modulating and detecting individual comb components. We then show how these technologies can be applied in signal processing applications such as arbitrary waveform generation, arbitrary waveform measurement, laser radar and matched filtering for pattern recognition.


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