We report subpicosecond-pulse generation at 1.319 μm in a single-mode optical fiber by modulational instability induced through cross-phase modulation by 1.06-μm pulses propagating in the normal dispersion regime. Pulse-repetition rates approaching 300 GHz were achieved.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 13, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: July 8, 1988
Published: October 1, 1988
A. S. Gouveia-Neto, M. E. Faldon, A. S. B. Sombra, P. G. J. Wigley, and J. R. Taylor, "Subpicosecond-pulse generation through cross-phase-modulation-induced modulational instability in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 13, 901-903 (1988)