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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1999
  • pp: 853–855

Femtosecond optical packet generation by a direct space-to-time pulse shaper

D. E. Leaird and A. M. Weiner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 12, pp. 853-855 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000853


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Abstract

We demonstrate femtosecond operation of a direct space-to-time pulse shaper in which there is direct mapping (no Fourier transform) between the spatial position of the masking function and the temporal position in the output waveform. We use this apparatus to generate trains of 20 pulses as an ultrafast optical data packet over an ~40-ps temporal window.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices

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D. E. Leaird and A. M. Weiner, "Femtosecond optical packet generation by a direct space-to-time pulse shaper," Opt. Lett. 24, 853-855 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-12-853


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