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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2013
  • pp: 4621–4624

Widely time-dispersion-tuned fiber optical oscillator and frequency comb based on multiple nonlinear processes

Fabrizio Chiarello, Luca Palmieri, Andrea Galtarossa, and Marco Santagiustina  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 22, pp. 4621-4624 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004621


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Abstract

An all-fiber optical oscillator based on three nonlinear processes, namely stimulated Raman scattering and broad-band and narrow-band optical parametric amplification, is presented and experimentally characterized. The wavelength tuning is achieved by means of the time-dispersion technique and spans over 160 nm. Through the same technique a fast tunable optical frequency comb has been realized exploiting cascaded four-wave mixing.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 18, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2013
Published: November 6, 2013

Citation
Fabrizio Chiarello, Luca Palmieri, Andrea Galtarossa, and Marco Santagiustina, "Widely time-dispersion-tuned fiber optical oscillator and frequency comb based on multiple nonlinear processes," Opt. Lett. 38, 4621-4624 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-22-4621


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