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An efficient wavelength converter exploiting a grating based saw-tooth pulse shaper

An efficient wavelength converter exploiting a grating based saw-tooth pulse shaper
An efficient wavelength converter exploiting a grating based saw-tooth pulse shaper
We experimentally demonstrate the generation of picosecond triangular optical pulses using a superstructured fiber Bragg grating and show experimentally that use of this pulse shape can provide a three-fold improvement in conversion efficiency relative to the use of Gaussian pulses with similar pulse widths when used in a wavelength conversion scheme based on self-phase-modulation and subsequent offset filtering.
1041-1135
1461-1463
Parmigiani, F.
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Ibsen, M.
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Ng, T.T.
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Provost, L.
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Petropoulos, P.
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Richardson, D.J.
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Provost, L.
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Petropoulos, P.
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Richardson, D.J.
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Parmigiani, F., Ibsen, M., Ng, T.T., Provost, L., Petropoulos, P. and Richardson, D.J. (2008) An efficient wavelength converter exploiting a grating based saw-tooth pulse shaper. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 20 (17), 1461-1463. (doi:10.1109/LPT.2008.927887).

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We experimentally demonstrate the generation of picosecond triangular optical pulses using a superstructured fiber Bragg grating and show experimentally that use of this pulse shape can provide a three-fold improvement in conversion efficiency relative to the use of Gaussian pulses with similar pulse widths when used in a wavelength conversion scheme based on self-phase-modulation and subsequent offset filtering.

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Published date: 1 September 2008

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Local EPrints ID: 63355
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/63355
ISSN: 1041-1135
PURE UUID: bb2f1de3-d3df-4e0d-ac51-5979a0a52839
ORCID for F. Parmigiani: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-7784-2829
ORCID for P. Petropoulos: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1576-8034
ORCID for D.J. Richardson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7751-1058

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Date deposited: 13 Oct 2008
Last modified: 20 Jul 2019 01:24

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