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  • Vol. 33, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2008
  • pp: 962–964

Repetition-rate multiplication using a single all-pass optical cavity

Miguel A. Preciado and Miguel A. Muriel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 9, pp. 962-964 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000962


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Abstract

We demonstrate a simple lossless method for the implementation of repetition-rate multiplication of a periodic pulse train. As it is showed, a single all-pass optical cavity (APOC) can increase the repetition rate of the output pulse train by factors of 2, 3, and 4. Two different APOC implementations, based on a Gires-Tournois interferometer and an all-pass ring resonator, are proposed and numerically demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(070.5753) Fourier optics and signal processing : Resonators

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 25, 2008
Published: April 25, 2008

Citation
Miguel A. Preciado and Miguel A. Muriel, "Repetition-rate multiplication using a single all-pass optical cavity," Opt. Lett. 33, 962-964 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-9-962


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