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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 4 — Feb. 18, 2008
  • pp: 2520–2527

Nonlinearly broadened phase-modulated continuous-wave laser frequency combs characterized using DPSK decoding

Chen-Bin Huang, Sang-Gyu Park, Daniel E. Leaird, and Andrew M. Weiner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 2520-2527 (2008)

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9.953 GHz phase-modulated continuous-wave laser combs are spectrally broadened via nonlinear propagation in normal and anomalous dispersion media and experimentally characterized using a differential phase shift keying (DPSK) decoder. DPSK bit-error rate data are in qualitative agreement with radio-frequency spectrum analyzer measurements.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: December 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 31, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 5, 2008
Published: February 8, 2008

Chen-Bin Huang, Sang-Gyu Park, Daniel E. Leaird, and Andrew M. Weiner, "Nonlinearly broadened phase-modulated continuous-wave laser frequency combs characterized using DPSK decoding," Opt. Express 16, 2520-2527 (2008)

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