A simple and robust 40 GHz pulse source has been demonstrated by using cross-phase modulation induced wavelength shifting in 200 m highly nonlinear fiber with subsequent optical filtering. The generated pulses are pulse width and wavelength tunable.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
J. Li and A. Berntson, " Tunable 40 GHz Pulse Source Based on XPM-Induced Wavelength Shifting in Highly Nonlinear Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OFH7.
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