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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1463–1465

Dual-control nonlinear-optical loop mirrors for all-optical soliton synchronous modulation

Sébastien Bigo, Emmanuel Desurvire, and Olivier Audouin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 1463-1465 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001463


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Abstract

A novel dual-control configuration of nonlinear loop mirrors is used for all-optical soliton synchronous regeneration. Simulations show substantial improvement in transmission in this device compared with single-control devices, owing to chirp-free modulation. The absence of chirp is confirmed experimentally through a spectral analysis of the dual-control modulator.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 2, 1996
Published: September 15, 1996

Citation
Sébastien Bigo, Emmanuel Desurvire, and Olivier Audouin, "Dual-control nonlinear-optical loop mirrors for all-optical soliton synchronous modulation," Opt. Lett. 21, 1463-1465 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-18-1463


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