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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1623–1625

Self-starting ultralow-jitter pulse source based on coupled optoelectronic oscillators with an intracavity fiber parametric amplifier

David Dahan, Evgeny Shumakher, and Gadi Eisenstein  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 13, pp. 1623-1625 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001623


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Abstract

A self-starting optical pulse source based on mutually coupled optoelectronic oscillators is described. The system employs a phototransistor-based microwave oscillator that is coupled to a fiber cavity optoelectronic oscillator with an intracavity fiber parametric amplifier. It self-starts and exhibits 3 ps pulses at a rate of 10 GHz with extremely low jitter of 30, 29, and 40 fs (for integration bandwidths of 100 Hz-15 kHz, 500 Hz-1 MHz, and 100 Hz-1 MHz, respectively).

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

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David Dahan, Evgeny Shumakher, and Gadi Eisenstein, "Self-starting ultralow-jitter pulse source based on coupled optoelectronic oscillators with an intracavity fiber parametric amplifier," Opt. Lett. 30, 1623-1625 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-13-1623


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