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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1988
  • pp: 901–903

Subpicosecond-pulse generation through cross-phase-modulation-induced modulational instability in optical fibers

A. S. Gouveia-Neto, M. E. Faldon, A. S. B. Sombra, P. G. J. Wigley, and J. R. Taylor  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 10, pp. 901-903 (1988)

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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)

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