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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 24 — Nov. 29, 2004
  • pp: 6046–6052

Retrieval of the pulse amplitude and phase from cross-phase modulation spectrograms using the simulated annealing method

P. Honzatko, J. Kanka, and B. Vrany  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 24, pp. 6046-6052 (2004)

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The simulated annealing method is used for retrieving the amplitude and phase from cross-phase modulation spectrograms. The method allows us to take into account the birefringence of the measurement fiber and resolution of the optical spectrum analyzer. The influence of the birefringence and analyzer resolution are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

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Original Manuscript: September 27, 2004
Revised Manuscript: November 15, 2004
Published: November 29, 2004

Pavel Honzatko, J. Kanka, and B. Vrany, "Retrieval of the pulse amplitude and phase from cross-phase modulation spectrograms using the simulated annealing method," Opt. Express 12, 6046-6052 (2004)

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