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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2002
  • pp: 2423–2426

Optical pulse-shaping system based on an electro-optic modulator driven by an aperture-coupled-stripline electrical-waveform generator

Mark D. Skeldon  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 2423-2426 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.002423


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Abstract

An optical pulse-shaping system using an electro-optic modulator driven by an aperture-coupled-stripline (ACSL) electrical-waveform generator has been developed. The ACSL electrical-waveform generator consists of two electrical striplines stacked and coupled through an aperture layer. By changing the aperture layer, the pulse-shaping system is capable of producing arbitrarily shaped optical pulses with 100-ps structure over a 1- to 5-ns pulse envelope.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.0250) Optical devices : Optoelectronics
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators

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Mark D. Skeldon, "Optical pulse-shaping system based on an electro-optic modulator driven by an aperture-coupled-stripline electrical-waveform generator," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2423-2426 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-10-2423


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