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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 123201–123201

Multi-wavelength pulse generation using flattop optical frequency comb and arrayed waveguide grating

Yujie Dou, Hongming Zhang, and Minyu Yao  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 12, pp. 123201-123201 (2012)


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Abstract

A scheme of multi-wavelength pulse generator using optical frequency comb and arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. A flattop optical frequency comb is shaped into multiple narrowband Gaussian spectra by using an AWG which contains a number of Gaussian channels, and then multi-wavelength optical pulses are achieved. In the experiment, six wavelength pulses with full width at half-maximum (FWHM) of 14.6 ps at 10 GHz are obtained, and two wavelength-interleaved pulse trains at 20 GHz and four wavelength-interleaved pulse trains at 40 GHz are demonstrated by using the multi-wavelength optical pulses. This scheme has flexibility because the pulse width, the repetition rate, and time-interval can be readily controlled.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Citation
Yujie Dou, Hongming Zhang, and Minyu Yao, "Multi-wavelength pulse generation using flattop optical frequency comb and arrayed waveguide grating," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 123201-123201 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-10-12-123201


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