OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

| OPTICAL PHYSICS

  • 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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.003034


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (583 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

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

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

Citation
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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-12-3034


Sort:  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. T. Sizer II, "Increase in laser repetition rate by spectral selection," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 97-103 (1989). [CrossRef]
  2. P. Petropoulos, M. Ibsen, M. N. Zervas, and D. J. Richardson, "Generation of a 40-GHz pulse stream by pulse multiplication with a sampled fiber Bragg grating," Opt. Lett. 25, 521-523 (2000). [CrossRef]
  3. K. Yiannopoulos, K. Vyrsokinos, E. Kehayas, N. Pleros, K. Vlachos, H. Avramopoulos, and G. Guekos, "Rate multiplication by double-passing Fabry-Perot filtering," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 1294-1296 (2003). [CrossRef]
  4. K. Yiannopoulos, K. Vyrsokinos, N. Pleros, D. Tsiokos, C. Bintjas, G. Guekos, and H. Avramopoulos, "Repetition rate upgrade for optical sources," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 861-863 (2003). [CrossRef]
  5. J. Azaña and M. A. Muriel, "Temporal self-imaging effects: theory and application for multiplying pulse repetition rates," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 7, 728-744 (2001). [CrossRef]
  6. S. Arahira, S. Kutsuzawa, Y. Matsui, D. Kunimatsu, and Y. Ogawa, "Repetition-frequency multiplication of mode-locked pulses using fiber dispersion," J. Lightwave Technol. 16, 405-410 (1998). [CrossRef]
  7. I. Shake, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, "High-repetition-rate optical pulse generation by using chirped optical pulses," Electron. Lett. 34, 792-793 (1998). [CrossRef]
  8. S. Longhi, M. Marano, P. Laporta, O. Svelto, M. Belmonte, B. Agogliati, L. Arcangeli, V. Pruneri, M. N. Zervas, and M. Ibsen, "40-GHz pulse-train generation at 1.5μm with a chirped fiber grating as a frequency multiplier," Opt. Lett. 25, 1481-1483 (2000). [CrossRef]
  9. J. Caraquitena, Z. Jiang, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, "Tunable pulse repetition-rate multiplication using phase-only line-by-line pulse shaping," Opt. Lett. 32, 716-718 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. S. Kawanishi, "Ultrahigh-speed optical time-division-multiplexed transmission technology based on optical signal processing," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 2064-2079 (1998). [CrossRef]
  11. J. D. McKinney, D. S. Seo, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, "Photonically assisted generation of arbitrary millimeter-wave and microwave electromagnetic waveforms via direct space-to-time optical pulse shaping," J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 3020-3028 (2003). [CrossRef]
  12. B. Xia and L. R. Chen, "A direct temporal domain approach for pulse-repetition rate multiplication with arbitrary envelope shaping," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 165-172 (2005). [CrossRef]
  13. B. Xia, L. R. Chen, P. Dumais, and C. L. Callender, "Ultrafast pulse train generation with binary code patterns using planar lightwave circuits," Electron. Lett. 42, 1119-1120 (2006). [CrossRef]
  14. A. M. Weiner, "Femtosecond pulse shaping using spatial light modulators," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 71, 1929-1960 (2000). [CrossRef]
  15. M. Mitchell, An Introduction to Genetic Algorithms (MIT Press, 1996).
  16. F. G. Omenetto, B. P. Luce, and A. J. Taylor, "Genetic algorithm pulse shaping for optimum femtosecond propagation in optical fibers," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 2005-2009 (1999). [CrossRef]
  17. F. G. Omenetto, A. J. Taylor, M. D. Moores, and D. H. Reitze, "Adaptive control of femtosecond pulse propagation in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 26, 938-940 (2001). [CrossRef]
  18. E. Zeek, R. Bartels, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn, S. Backus, and G. Vdovin, "Adaptive pulse compression for transform-limited 15-fs high-energy pulse generation," Opt. Lett. 25, 587-589 (2000). [CrossRef]
  19. Z. Jiang, D. E. Leaird, and A. M. Weiner, "Line-by-line pulse shaping control for optical arbitrary waveform generation," Opt. Express 13, 10431-10439 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  20. G. H. Lee and A. M. Weiner, "Programmable optical pulse burst manipulation using a virtually imaged phased array (VIPA) based Fourier transform pulse shaper," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 3916-3923 (2005). [CrossRef]
  21. D. Miyamoto, K. Mandai, T. Kurokawa, S. Takeda, T. Shioda, and H. Tsuda, "Waveform-controllable optical pulse generation using an optical pulse synthesizer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18, 721-723 (2006). [CrossRef]
  22. N. K. Fontaine, R. P. Scott, J. Cao, A. Karalar, W. Jiang, K. Okamoto, J. P. Heritage, B. H. Kolner, and S. J. B. Yoo, "32 phase × 32 amplitude optical arbitrary waveform generation," Opt. Lett. 32, 865-867 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited