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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 4 — Feb. 24, 2014
  • pp: 4290–4300

Multichannel optical filters with an ultranarrow bandwidth based on sampled Brillouin dynamic gratings

Jin-Jin Guo, Ming Li, Ye Deng, Ningbo Huang, Jianguo Liu, and Ninghua Zhu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 4290-4300 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.004290


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Abstract

We first propose a multichannel optical filter with an ultra-narrow 3-dB bandwidth based on sampled Brillouin dynamic gratings (SBDGs). The multichannel optical filter is generated when an optical pulse interfaces with an optical pulse train based on an ordinary stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) process in a birefringent optical fiber. Multichannel optical filter based on SBDG is generated with a 3-dB bandwidth from 12.5 MHz to 1 GHz. In addition, a linearly chirped SBDG is proposed to generate multichannel dispersion compensator with a 3-dB bandwidth of 300 MHz and an extremely high dispersion value of 432 ns/nm. The proposed multichannel optical filters have important potential applications in the optical filtering, multichannel dispersion compensation and optical signal processing.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(290.5900) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Brillouin
(190.2055) Nonlinear optics : Dynamic gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 21, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2014
Published: February 18, 2014

Citation
Jin-Jin Guo, Ming Li, Ye Deng, Ningbo Huang, Jianguo Liu, and Ninghua Zhu, "Multichannel optical filters with an ultranarrow bandwidth based on sampled Brillouin dynamic gratings," Opt. Express 22, 4290-4300 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-4-4290


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