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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 23 — Nov. 8, 2010
  • pp: 24060–24069

Method for pulse transformations using dispersion varying optical fibre tapers

N. G. R. Broderick  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 23, pp. 24060-24069 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.024060


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Abstract

I introduce the problem of transforming one optical pulse into another via nonlinear propagation in a length of dispersion varying optical fibre. Then using a genetic algorithm to design the dispersion profiles, I show that the problem can be solved leading to high quality pulse transforms that are significantly better than what has been published previously. Finally I suggestion further work and other applications for this method.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: July 12, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 8, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 17, 2010
Published: November 3, 2010

Citation
N. G. R. Broderick, "Method for pulse transformations using dispersion varying optical fibre tapers," Opt. Express 18, 24060-24069 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-23-24060


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