Double-pulse pumping improves the temporal resolution of cost-effective all-optical sampling using an electroabsorption modulator. A shortened sampling gate width was demonstrated using two double-pulse generation methods.
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(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
T. Mori, M. Koshihara, and A. Otani, "Double Pulse Pumping on All-Optical Sampling Using Electroabsorption Modulator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OWF5.