19 November 2007 Design of all-optical UWB monocycle generation for UWB-over-fibre communications
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Proceedings Volume 6782, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II; 67821A (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.741724
Event: Asia-Pacific Optical Communications, 2007, Wuhan, China
Abstract
We propose and demonstrate a novel approach generating ultrawideband (UWB) monocycle pulses using cross phase modulation (XPM) of the semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA). A pair of polarity-reversed UWB monocycle pulses is achieved by locating the probe carrier at the positive and negative linear slopes of the filter. We achieve different UWB spectrum width by 25ps- and 50ps-width Gauss pulse injection. The generated monocycle pulses can be controlled by either optical Gauss pulse or both injections, which function as logic OR-monocycle. It has potential applications in UWB-over-fiber communications.
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Jianji Dong, Jianji Dong, Xinliang Zhang, Xinliang Zhang, Jing Xu, Jing Xu, Dexiu Huang, Dexiu Huang, "Design of all-optical UWB monocycle generation for UWB-over-fibre communications", Proc. SPIE 6782, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II, 67821A (19 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.741724; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.741724
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