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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 15 — Jul. 25, 2005
  • pp: 5711–5718

Adaptive optical post distortion linearization

Jason Chou, Ozdal Boyraz, and Bahram Jalali  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 15, pp. 5711-5718 (2005)

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A technique to suppress optical nonlinearities is demonstrated using adaptive optical domain post distortion. The concept, rooted in electrical domain linearization, mitigates optical nonlinearities by generating sidebands that are equal but opposite in phase from the unwanted components. We model and experimentally demonstrate >20 dB extinction in four wave mixing by an adaptive phase controller and computer feedback loop.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 8, 2005
Published: July 25, 2005

Jason Chou, Ozdal Boyraz, and Bahram Jalali, "Adaptive optical post distortion linearization," Opt. Express 13, 5711-5718 (2005)

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