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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 17 — Aug. 23, 2004
  • pp: 3900–3905

2~5 times tunable repetition-rate multiplication of a 10 GHz pulse source using a linearly tunable, chirped fiber Bragg grating

Ju Han Lee, You Min Chang, Young-Geun Han, Sang Hyuck Kim, and Sang Bae Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 17, pp. 3900-3905 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.003900


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a simple scheme for the tunable pulse repetition-rate multiplication based on the fractional Talbot effect in a linearly tunable, chirped fiber Bragg grating (FBG). The key component in this scheme is our linearly tunable, chirped FBG with no center wavelength shift, which was fabricated with the S-bending method using a uniform FBG. By simply tuning the group velocity dispersion of the chirped FBG, we readily multiply an original 8.5 ps, 10 GHz soliton pulse train by a factor of 2~5 to obtain high quality pulses at repetition-rates of 20~50 GHz without significantly changing the system configuration.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(070.6760) Fourier optics and signal processing : Talbot and self-imaging effects
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

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History
Original Manuscript: June 10, 2004
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2004
Published: August 23, 2004

Citation
Ju Han Lee, You Chang, Young-Geun Han, Sang Kim, and Sang Lee, "2 ~ 5 times tunable repetition-rate multiplication of a 10 GHz pulse source using a linearly tunable, chirped fiber Bragg grating," Opt. Express 12, 3900-3905 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-17-3900


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