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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 23 — Nov. 13, 2006
  • pp: 11012–11017

Dispersion enhancement of the nonlinear electro-optical effect

Raman Kashyap  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 23, pp. 11012-11017 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.011012


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Abstract

It is proposed for the first time how an electrically poled chirped Bragg grating in an optical fiber may be used for creating efficient, electrically controllable optical fiber delay lines. The tunable range for the delay can be chosen by fixing the chirp rate of the Bragg grating. Additionally, strain and temperature may be used to change the centre wavelength of the delay line. Dispersion may also be used to increase phase-modulation in nonlinear optical fibers.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1590) Diffraction and gratings : Chirping
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 22, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 24, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 25, 2006
Published: November 13, 2006

Citation
Raman Kashyap, "Dispersion enhancement of the nonlinear electro-optical effect," Opt. Express 14, 11012-11017 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-23-11012


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