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Mode-locked and noise characteristics of hybrid soliton pulse source utilizing uniform grating
Author(s): Nuran Dogru; Muhittin Sayin
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Paper Abstract

Mode-locked and noise analysis of hybrid soliton pulse source (HSPS) utilizing uniform fiber Bragg grating is described. The HSPS model is based on a time domain solution of coupled-mode equations including spontaneous emission noise. Relative intensity noise (RIN) is calculated using numerical solutions of these equations. It is found that near transform limited pulses are generated only a few frequencies even if system is properly mode-locked over a wide frequency range. Output pulse is not more affected at the fundamental mode-locking frequency because RIN has not a noise peak at this frequency. It is also found that RIN reduction is possible for mode-locked HSPS by selecting a suitable grating such as Gaussian apodized or linearly chirped.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4817, Diode Lasers and Applications in Atmospheric Sensing, (23 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.453281
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Nuran Dogru, Univ. of Gaziantep (Turkey)
Muhittin Sayin, Univ. of Gaziantep (Turkey)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4817:
Diode Lasers and Applications in Atmospheric Sensing
Alan Fried, Editor(s)

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