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Demonstrating a non-reciprocal optical resonator for unlimited time-bandwidth performance. / Cardea, Ivan; Grassani, Davide; Fabbri, Simon J.; Upham, Jeremy; Boyd, Robert W.; Altug, Hatice; Schulz, Sebastian A.; Tsakmakidis, Kosmas L.; Brès, Camille-Sophie.

In: ArXiv e-prints, 20.03.2019.

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Cardea, I, Grassani, D, Fabbri, SJ, Upham, J, Boyd, RW, Altug, H, Schulz, SA, Tsakmakidis, KL & Brès, C-S 2019, 'Demonstrating a non-reciprocal optical resonator for unlimited time-bandwidth performance', ArXiv e-prints.

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Cardea, I., Grassani, D., Fabbri, S. J., Upham, J., Boyd, R. W., Altug, H., Schulz, S. A., Tsakmakidis, K. L., & Brès, C-S. (2019). Demonstrating a non-reciprocal optical resonator for unlimited time-bandwidth performance. Manuscript submitted for publication.

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Cardea I, Grassani D, Fabbri SJ, Upham J, Boyd RW, Altug H et al. Demonstrating a non-reciprocal optical resonator for unlimited time-bandwidth performance. ArXiv e-prints. 2019 Mar 20.

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Cardea, Ivan ; Grassani, Davide ; Fabbri, Simon J. ; Upham, Jeremy ; Boyd, Robert W. ; Altug, Hatice ; Schulz, Sebastian A. ; Tsakmakidis, Kosmas L. ; Brès, Camille-Sophie. / Demonstrating a non-reciprocal optical resonator for unlimited time-bandwidth performance. In: ArXiv e-prints. 2019.

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