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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard A. Linke
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 10 — Oct. 4, 2005
  • pp: 647–656

Arbitrary waveform synthesis for communication applications

B. Hamzeh, S. Jivkova, and Mohsen Kavehrad  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 4, Issue 10, pp. 647-656 (2005)

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Feature Issue on Optical Wireless Communications (OWC)

For optical wireless laser transmissions we take advantage of a specific comblike structure of the spectrum of mode-locked laser ultrashort pulse trains and present a pulse-shaping technique for arbitrary waveform synthesis. The shaped pulses are free of space-time coupling effects and high-order spatial modes. As examples, we provide simulation results for the synthesis of waveforms that are of particular interest for optical communications, namely, square-root-raised cosines and Meyer wavelets.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1290) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric optics
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing

ToC Category:
Optical Wireless Communications

Original Manuscript: April 18, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2005
Published: September 17, 2005

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B. Hamzeh, S. Jivkova, and Mohsen Kavehrad, "Arbitrary waveform synthesis for communication applications," J. Opt. Netw. 4, 647-656 (2005)

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