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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 17 — Aug. 20, 2007
  • pp: 10878–10889

Simultaneous ultrafast optical pulse train bursts generation and shaping based on Fourier series developments using superimposed fiber Bragg gratings

Víctor García-Muñoz, Miguel A. Preciado, and Miguel A. Muriel  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 17, pp. 10878-10889 (2007)

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We propose an all-fiber method for the generation of ultrafast shaped pulse train bursts from a single pulse based on Fourier Series Developments (FDSs). The implementation of the FSD based filter only requires the use of a very simple non apodized Superimposed Fiber Bragg Grating (S-FBG) for the generation of the Shaped Output Pulse Train Burst (SOPTB). In this approach, the shape, the period and the temporal length of the generated SOPTB have no dependency on the input pulse rate.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: July 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 13, 2007
Published: August 14, 2007

Víctor García-Muñoz, Miguel A. Preciado, and Miguel A. Muriel, "Simultaneous ultrafast optical pulse train bursts generation and shaping based on Fourier series developments using superimposed fiber Bragg gratings," Opt. Express 15, 10878-10889 (2007)

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