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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 19 — Sep. 17, 2007
  • pp: 12102–12107

Ultrafast all-optical Nth-order differentiator and simultaneous repetition-rate multiplier of periodic pulse train

Miguel A. Preciado and Miguel A. Muriel  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 19, pp. 12102-12107 (2007)

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The letter presents a technique for Nth-order differentiation of periodic pulse train, which can simultaneously multiply the input repetition rate. This approach uses a single linearly chirped apodized fiber Bragg grating, which grating profile is designed to map the spectral response of the Nth-order differentiator, and the chirp introduces a dispersion that, besides space-to-frequency mapping, it also causes a temporal Talbot effect.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: August 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 6, 2007
Published: September 7, 2007

Miguel A. Preciado and Miguel A. Muriel, "Ultrafast all-optical Nth-order differentiator and simultaneous repetition-rate multiplier of periodic pulse train," Opt. Express 15, 12102-12107 (2007)

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