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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1024–1026

All-fiber single-pulse selection and nanosecond gating

Zhangwei Yu, Harald Knape, Olesandr Tarasenko, Ralf Koch, and Walter Margulis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 7, pp. 1024-1026 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001024


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Abstract

Two functions normally attributed to Pockels cells are performed with internal-electrode microstructured fiber components. Single-pulse selection out of a 100 MHz mode-locked pulse train is demonstrated using all-fiber nanosecond polarization rotation. Additionally, off–on–off gating with duration 13 ns is achieved with a polarization rotator made out of a four-hole silicate fiber.

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OCIS Codes
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: October 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 5, 2009
Published: March 24, 2009

Citation
Zhangwei Yu, Harald Knape, Olesandr Tarasenko, Ralf Koch, and Walter Margulis, "All-fiber single-pulse selection and nanosecond gating," Opt. Lett. 34, 1024-1026 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-7-1024


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