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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 24 — Nov. 26, 2007
  • pp: 15824–15835

Parabolic pulse generation with active or passive dispersion decreasing optical fibers

Christophe Finot, Benoit Barviau, Guy Millot, Alexej Guryanov, Alexej Sysoliatin, and Stefan Wabnitz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 24, pp. 15824-15835 (2007)

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We experimentally demonstrate the possibility to generate parabolic pulses via a single dispersion decreasing optical fiber with normal dispersion. We numerically and experimentally investigate the influence of the dispersion profile, and we show that a hybrid configuration combining dispersion decrease and gain has several benefits on the parabolic generated pulses.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 4, 2007
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2007
Published: November 15, 2007

Christophe Finot, Benoît Barviau, Guy Millot, Alexej Guryanov, Alexej Sysoliatin, and Stefan Wabnitz, "Parabolic pulse generation with active or passive dispersion decreasing optical fibers," Opt. Express 15, 15824-15835 (2007)

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