Optical waveform tailoring in passive and laser cavity fibre systems

Abstract

The interplay among the effects of dispersion, nonlinearity and gain/loss in optical fibres is a powerful tool to generate a broad range of pulse shapes with tuneable properties. Here we propose a method to optimise the systems parameters for a given pulse target. By reducing the system complexity and applying machine-learning strategies, we show that it is possible to efficiently identify the sets of parameters of interest. Two configurations are numerically investigated: pulse shaping in a passive normally dispersive fibre and pulse generation in a dual-pump nonlinear-amplifying-loop-mirror mode-locked fibre laser.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2019.8840364
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences
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Event Title: 21st International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2019
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2019-07-09 - 2019-07-13
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fibre lasers,Nonlinear fibre optics,Optical processing,Pulse shaping,Computer Networks and Communications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
ISBN: 9781728127798
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2019-07-13
Accepted Date: 2019-07-01
Authors: Boscolo, Sonia ( 0000-0001-5388-2893)
Gukov, Ilya
Finot, Christophe

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