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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 5 — Mar. 5, 2007
  • pp: 2127–2138

Fourier pulse-shaper-based high-order differential group delay emulator

S. X. Wang and A. M. Weiner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 2127-2138 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.002127


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Abstract

We demonstrate a Fourier pulse-shaper-based differential group delay (DGD) emulator which can be programmed to possess arbitrary user-specified frequency dependent DGD profile. The DGD produced can be up to 400ps range with <1ps accuracy. Generated frequency-dependent DGD profiles are in excellent agreement with numerical simulations.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: December 8, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 7, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 8, 2007
Published: March 5, 2007

Citation
Shawn X. Wang and Andrew M. Weiner, "Fourier pulse-shaper-based high-order differential group delay emulator," Opt. Express 15, 2127-2138 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-5-2127


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