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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2012
  • pp: 4547–4553

All-fiber spectral compression of picosecond pulses at telecommunication wavelength enhanced by amplitude shaping

J. Fatome, B. Kibler, E. R. Andresen, H. Rigneault, and C. Finot  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 19, pp. 4547-4553 (2012)

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We demonstrate efficient spectral compression of picosecond pulses in an all-fiber configuration at telecommunication wavelengths. A spectral compression by a factor of 12 is achieved. Performing temporal shaping with a parabolic pulse significantly improves the spectral compression with much lower substructures and an enhanced Strehl ratio.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: November 23, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 12, 2012
Published: June 29, 2012

J. Fatome, B. Kibler, E. R. Andresen, H. Rigneault, and C. Finot, "All-fiber spectral compression of picosecond pulses at telecommunication wavelength enhanced by amplitude shaping," Appl. Opt. 51, 4547-4553 (2012)

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