18 October 2006 Terahertz comb radio frequency generation in nonlinear optical devices
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Proceedings Volume 6373, Terahertz Physics, Devices, and Systems; 63730X (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.687315
Event: Optics East 2006, 2006, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Abstract
The criteria and conditions that give rise to the generation of optical frequency comb based on multi-signal interferences in a semiconductor optical amplifier placed in a fiber loop circuit are presented. The study includes effects of the amplifier's material parameters, electrical biasing, and gain profile in the comb frequency generation. A practical optical frequency comb generator was implemented in accordance with the theoretical model developed. The experiment produced a comb frequency spanning 4THz with a spacing of 250GHz in the 1550nm to the 1560 nm band. These experimental results were found to be in good agreement with theoretical predictions.
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Eric Donkor, Eric Donkor, } "Terahertz comb radio frequency generation in nonlinear optical devices", Proc. SPIE 6373, Terahertz Physics, Devices, and Systems, 63730X (18 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.687315; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.687315
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