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160-GHz picosecond pulse train generation through multiwave mixing compression of a dual-frequency beat signal
Author(s): J. Fatome; S. Pitois; Guy Millot
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Paper Abstract

We report the experimental generation and characterization of a 160-GHz picosecond pulse train using multiple four-wave mixing temporal compression of an initial dual frequency beat signal in the anomalous-dispersion regime of a non-zero dispersion shifted fiber. The propagation of the initial beat signal was first analyzed using several numerical simulations. The fiber parameters were then measured thanks to a technique based on modulation instability (MI) and finally, the generated 160-GHz pulse train was characterized with a frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) setup.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4948, 25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.516813
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J. Fatome, Univ. de Bourgogne (France)
S. Pitois, Univ. de Bourgogne (France)
Guy Millot, Univ. de Bourgogne (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4948:
25th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Claude Cavailler; Graham P. Haddleton; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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