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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5526–5532

Compression of 200GHz DWDM channelized TDM pulsed carrier from optically mode-locking WRC-FPLD Fiber Ring at 10 GHz

Yu-Chan Lin, Guo-Hsuan Peng, and Gong-Ru Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5526-5532 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.005526


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Abstract

The compression of 200GHz DWDM channelized optically mode-locking WRC-FPLD fiber ring pulse of at 10 GHz is performed for high-capacity TDM application. To prevent temporal and spectral crosstalk, the duty-cycle of the DWDM channelized WRC-FPLD FL pulse needs to be shortened without broadening its linewidth. With dual-cavity configuration induced DWDM channelization, a shortest single-channel WRC-FPLD FL pulsewidth of 19 ps is generated, which can be linearly compensated to 10 ps and fifth-order soliton compressed to 1.4 ps. Under a maximum pulsewidth compression ratio up to 14 and a ±100m tolerance on compressing fiber length, the single-channel pulsewidth remains <2 ps (duty-cycle <2%) with spectral linewidth only broadening from 0.29 nm to 0.8 nm. In comparison, a typical SOAFL without intra-cavity TBF in fiber ring broadens its spectral linewidth from 2.4 to 3.8 nm after compressing its mode-locked pulsewidth from 21 to 2.1 ps. The duty-cycle of the DWDM channelized WRC-FPLD FL pulsed carrier is approaching 1% to satisfy at least 256 optical TDM channels.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 6, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2009
Published: March 23, 2009

Citation
Yu-Chan Lin, Guo-Hsuan Peng, and Gong-Ru Lin, "Compression of 200GHz DWDM channelized TDM pulsed carrier from optically modelocking WRC-FPLD Fiber Ring at 10 GHz," Opt. Express 17, 5526-5532 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-7-5526


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