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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 14 — Jul. 6, 2009
  • pp: 12109–12120

Demonstration of a true single-shot 100 GHz-bandwidth optical oscilloscope at 1053-1064 nm

Alain Jolly, Jean-François Gleyze, Philippe Di Bin, and Vincent Kermène  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 14, pp. 12109-12120 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.012109


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Abstract

We demonstrate an innovating design to validate and to optimize the real-time performance of an all-optical oscilloscope at 1053-1064 nm. A unique broadband pulse is generated by means of frequency beats and of proper optical-shaping, which helps us to evidence a signal bandwidth of 100 GHz and a dynamics range in excess of 25 dB. Gain-narrowing and dispersion effects due to the replication of the input pulse are shown to be the first limitations in the broadband capabilities.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: April 1, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2009
Published: July 2, 2009

Citation
Alain Jolly, Jean-François Gleyze, Philippe Di Bin, and Vincent Kermène, "Demonstration of a true single-shot 100 GHz-bandwidth optical oscilloscope at 1053-1064 nm," Opt. Express 17, 12109-12120 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-14-12109


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