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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 10 — May. 12, 2008
  • pp: 7428–7434

Influence of noise amplification on generation of regular short pulse trains in optical fibre pumped by intensity-modulated CW radiation

Sergey M. Kobtsev and Sergey V. Smirnov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 10, pp. 7428-7434 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.007428


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Abstract

For the first time the influence of noise amplification on decay of modulated continuous-wave pumping into a pulse series in an optical fiber is considered. Dependence of noise-to-signal ratio in pulse train at fibre exit on initial modulation depth obtained both analytically and by means of numerical simulations. The minimum modulation frequency is estimated which leads to a regular pulse train formation from CW pumping.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 17, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 28, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2008
Published: May 7, 2008

Citation
Sergey M. Kobtsev and Sergey V. Smirnov, "Influence of noise amplification on generation of regular short pulse trains in optical fibre pumped by intensity-modulated CW radiation," Opt. Express 16, 7428-7434 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-10-7428


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