We report that stimulated Brillouin scattering in a dispersion-decreasing fiber plays a very important role in ultrahigh-speed femtosecond soliton compression that exceeds 40-GHz. A stable 40-GHz, 100-fs pulse train was successfully generated by suppressing SBS.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
T. Hirooka, S. Ono, K. Hagiuda, and M. Nakazawa, "Stimulated Brillouin scattering in ultrahigh-speed femtosecond soliton pulse compression with a dispersion-decreasing fiber," in 14th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuE38.
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