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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 1 — Jan. 9, 2006
  • pp: 103–113

Simultaneous amplitude and phase measurement for periodic optical signals using time-resolved optical filtering

Keang-Po Ho, Hsi-Cheng Wang, and Hau-Kai Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 103-113 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.14.000103


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Abstract

Time-resolved optical filtering (TROF) measures the spectrogram or sonogram by a fast photodiode followed a tunable narrowband optical filter. For periodic signal and to match the spectrogram, numerical TROF algorithm is used to find the original complex electric field or equivalently both the amplitude and phase. For phase-modulated optical signals, the TROF algorithm is initiated using the craters and ridges of the spectrogram.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

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Keang-Po Ho, Hsi-Cheng Wang, and Hau-Kai Chen, "Simultaneous amplitude and phase measurement for periodic optical signals using time-resolved optical filtering," Opt. Express 14, 103-113 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-1-103


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