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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2003
  • pp: 78–80

Timing jitter eater for optical pulse trains

Leaf A. Jiang, Matthew E. Grein, Hermann A. Haus, Erich P. Ippen, and Hiroyuki Yokoyama  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 78-80 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000078


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Abstract

Using a single phase modulator and dispersive fiber, we demonstrate a 12-dB reduction in the phase noise of a train of 6.5-ps pulses at a repetition rate of 10 GHz. A prechirp fiber is shown to improve performance.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise

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Leaf A. Jiang, Matthew E. Grein, Hermann A. Haus, Erich P. Ippen, and Hiroyuki Yokoyama, "Timing jitter eater for optical pulse trains," Opt. Lett. 28, 78-80 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-2-78


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