We demonstrate a chirp-free optical pulse generator using a phase modulator and a delay interferometer. Both 33% duty cycle RZ and 67% duty cycle CSRZ pulses are generated with a repetition rate of 40 GHz.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
X. Wei, J. Leuthold, and L. Zhang, "Delay-interferometer-based optical pulse generator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WL6.
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