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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 9 — Apr. 23, 2012
  • pp: 9465–9470

Pulse selection at 1 MHz with electrooptic fiber switch

Mikael Malmström, Oleksandr Tarasenko, and Walter Margulis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 9, pp. 9465-9470 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.009465


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Abstract

Two 78-cm long electrooptic fibers with nonlinear coefficient χ(2) ~0.26 pm/V are used in a Sagnac loop for pulse selection at up to 1 MHz repetition rate. Laser pulses of 1.5 µm wavelength arriving at every 140 ns are selected with an extinction ratio as high as −30 dB. The arrangement is entirely based on silica fiber.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 25, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 28, 2012
Published: April 10, 2012

Citation
Mikael Malmström, Oleksandr Tarasenko, and Walter Margulis, "Pulse selection at 1 MHz with electrooptic fiber switch," Opt. Express 20, 9465-9470 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-9-9465


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