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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 13 — Jun. 30, 2014
  • pp: 15346–15351

Scalable UWB photonic generator based on the combination of doublet pulses

Vanessa Moreno, Manuel Rius, José Mora, Miguel A. Muriel, and José Capmany  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 13, pp. 15346-15351 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.015346


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Abstract

We propose and experimentally demonstrate a scalable and reconfigurable optical scheme to generate high order UWB pulses. Firstly, various ultra wideband doublets are created through a process of phase-to-intensity conversion by means of a phase modulation and a dispersive media. In a second stage, doublets are combined in an optical processing unit that allows the reconfiguration of UWB high order pulses. Experimental results both in time and frequency domains are presented showing good performance related to the fractional bandwidth and spectral efficiency parameters.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 10, 2014
Revised Manuscript: June 9, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2014
Published: June 17, 2014

Citation
Vanessa Moreno, Manuel Rius, José Mora, Miguel A. Muriel, and José Capmany, "Scalable UWB photonic generator based on the combination of doublet pulses," Opt. Express 22, 15346-15351 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-13-15346


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