Nonlinearly generated advanced pulse waveforms for optical signal processing

Boscolo, Sonia and Finot, Christophe (2012). Nonlinearly generated advanced pulse waveforms for optical signal processing. IN: 14th international conference on transparent optical networks (ICTON), 2012. IEEE conference publications . IEEE.

Abstract

Nonlinear phenomena occurring in optical fibres have many attractive features and great, but not yet fully explored potential in signal processing. Here, we review recent progress on the use of fibre nonlinearities for the generation and shaping of optical pulses, and on the applications of advanced pulse waveforms in all-optical signal processing. Among other topics, we will discuss ultrahigh repetition-rate pulse sources, the generation of parabolic-shaped pulses in active and passive fibres, the generation of pulses with triangular temporal profiles, and coherent supercontinuum sources. The signal processing applications will span optical regeneration, linear distortion compensation, optical decision at the receiver in optical communication systems, spectral and temporal signal doubling, and frequency conversion. © 2012 IEEE.

Event Title: 14th international conference on transparent optical networks
Event Type: Other
Event Location: Coventry
Event Dates: 2012-07-02 - 2012-07-05
Uncontrolled Keywords: all-optical signal processing, nonlinear fibre optics, nonlinear pulse shaping, Computer Networks and Communications, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Published Date: 2012-08-02

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