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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1983
  • pp: 189–191

Optical pulse reshaping based on the nonlinear birefringence of single-mode optical fibers

B. Nikolaus, D. Grischkowsky, and A. C. Balant  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 189-191 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.8.000189


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Abstract

We report the observation of strong reshaping of 3-psec dye-laser pulses by nonlinear birefringence during passage through a 150-cm-long, single-mode optical fiber and a crossed polarizer. For lower-intensity input pulses to the fiber, the transmitted pulses were observed to be proportional to the cube of the input pulses. With increased intensity, more-complicated pulse shapes were obtained. Our experimental results agree well with the predicted intensity dependence of the reshaping action.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 24, 1982
Published: March 1, 1983

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B. Nikolaus, D. Grischkowsky, and A. C. Balant, "Optical pulse reshaping based on the nonlinear birefringence of single-mode optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 8, 189-191 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-8-3-189

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