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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 2006
  • pp: 7904–7907

2R optical regenerator in As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber characterized by a frequency-resolved optical gating analysis

Michael R. E. Lamont, Libin Fu, Martin Rochette, David J. Moss, and Benjamin J. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 30, pp. 7904-7907 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.45.007904


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Abstract

We present a detailed analysis of a 2R optical regenerator based on self-phase modulation in As2Se3 chalcogenide glass fiber using frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG). We obtain good agreement between the FROG measurements and theory, and confirm that the output pulses are near-transform limited. We show that two-photon absorption improves the profile of the power transfer function while not degrading the temporal performance.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

History
Original Manuscript: April 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 8, 2006

Citation
Michael R. E. Lamont, Libin Fu, Martin Rochette, David J. Moss, and Benjamin J. Eggleton, "2R optical regenerator in As2Se3 chalcogenide fiber characterized by a frequency-resolved optical gating analysis," Appl. Opt. 45, 7904-7907 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-45-30-7904


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