Nonlinear spectrum broadening cancellation by sinusoidal phase modulation


We propose and experimentally demonstrate a new approach to dramatically reduce the spectral broadening induced by self-phase modulation occurring in a Kerr medium. By using a temporal sinusoidal phase modulation, we efficiently cancel to a large extent the chirp induced by the nonlinear effect. Experimental validation carried out in a passive or amplifying fiber confirms the interest of the technique for the mitigation of the spectral expansion of long pulses.

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Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: fiber optics,nonlinear optics,phase modulation,fibers
Publication ISSN: 1539-4794
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2024 07:16
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2017 09:00
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Published Date: 2017-08-01
Published Online Date: 2017-07-19
Accepted Date: 2017-06-30
Submitted Date: 2017-04-07
Authors: Audo, Frederic
Boscolo, Sonia (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-5388-2893)
Fatome, Julien
Kibler, Bertrand
Finot, Christophe



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