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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3034–3039

Simultaneous repetition-rate multiplication and envelope control based on periodic phase-only and phase-mostly line-by-line pulse shaping

José Caraquitena, Zhi Jiang, Daniel E. Leaird, and Andrew M. Weiner  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 12, pp. 3034-3039 (2007)

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We experimentally demonstrate simultaneous pulse repetition-rate multiplication and periodic pulse-to-pulse peak-intensity control based on optimized periodic spectral line-by-line pulse shaping. Accordingly, the method allows us to generate multiplied pulse trains in which the amplitude of each single pulse in a period can be arbitrarily tailored. The technique is illustrated with the generation of 4 × 9 GHz arbitrary periodic pulse trains, including binary code patterns, from a 9 GHz uniform input pulse train. Special attention is paid to pulse train generation based on all-pass line-by-line filters.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: July 23, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2007
Published: November 26, 2007

José Caraquitena, Zhi Jiang, Daniel E. Leaird, and Andrew M. Weiner, "Simultaneous repetition-rate multiplication and envelope control based on periodic phase-only and phase-mostly line-by-line pulse shaping," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 3034-3039 (2007)

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