7 May 2007 Frequency skewed optical pulses for range detection
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Abstract
Frequency skewed optical pulses are generated via both a composite cavity structure in a fiberized semiconductor optical amplifier ring laser and a frequency skew loop outside the laser cavity. The composite cavity technique is similar to rational harmonic mode-locking, however it is based on cavity detuning rather than frequency detuning. These frequency skewed pulses are ideal for range detection applications since their interference results in a range dependent RF signal. The intracavity frequency skewed pulse train showed superior performance in both stability and signal quality.
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Sarper Ozharar, Sarper Ozharar, Sangyoun Gee, Sangyoun Gee, Franklyn Quinlan, Franklyn Quinlan, Peter J. Delfyett, Peter J. Delfyett, } "Frequency skewed optical pulses for range detection", Proc. SPIE 6572, Enabling Photonics Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications III, 65720K (7 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.722184; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.722184
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