A dispersion imbalanced fiber loop mirror is used to compress the FM modulated optical signal to pulse and improve its extinction ration simultaneously. The pulse-width is adjustable by controlling the driving RF power.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
S. Yang and X. Bao, " High Extinction Ratio Pulse Generation from FM Modulated Signal by Using Dispersion Imbalanced Fiber Loop Mirror," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OWJ6.
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