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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 2297–2299

Broadband wavelength-tunable ultrashort pulse source using a Mach–Zehnder modulator and dispersion-flattened dispersion-decreasing fiber

Isao Morohashi, Takahide Sakamoto, Hideyuki Sotobayashi, Tetsuya Kawanishi, and Iwao Hosako  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 15, pp. 2297-2299 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.002297


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Abstract

The broadband wavelength tunability of femtosecond pulse generation using a Mach–Zehnder-modulator-based flat-comb generator (MZ-FCG) and a dispersion-flattened dispersion-decreasing fiber (DF-DDF) was demonstrated. Near-Fourier-transform-limit picosecond pulses generated from the MZ-FCG were compressed into femtosecond pulses by adiabatic soliton compression. By tuning the wavelength of the input cw light, 200 fs , 10 GHz pulses were generated in the wavelength range of 1535 to 1570 nm . Such wide-range wavelength tunability was realized by both the independence of a comb-flattening condition from the inputted wavelength and the dispersion flatness of the DF-DDF.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(250.7360) Optoelectronics : Waveguide modulators
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 22, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 2, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 3, 2009
Published: July 22, 2009

Citation
Isao Morohashi, Takahide Sakamoto, Hideyuki Sotobayashi, Tetsuya Kawanishi, and Iwao Hosako, "Broadband wavelength-tunable ultrashort pulse source using a Mach–Zehnder modulator and dispersion-flattened dispersion-decreasing fiber," Opt. Lett. 34, 2297-2299 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-15-2297

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