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Optical Fiber Communication Conference
San Diego, California United States
March 22-26, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-55752-865-0
Linear and Nonlinear Pulse Shaping (OWN)

Flat-Top Pulse Generation Using 3-dB Abrupt Taper Interferometeric Pulse Shaper

Mike Nix and Scott S.-H. Yam


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Using a novel and inexpensive 204 mm long 3 dB abrupt taper pulse shaper, a 3.8 ps flat-top pulse with less than 4% ripple was generated from a 2.2 ps Gaussian pulse.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(070.2615) Fourier optics and signal processing : Frequency filtering

M. Nix and S. S. -. Yam, "Flat-Top Pulse Generation Using 3-dB Abrupt Taper Interferometeric Pulse Shaper," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OWN2.

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