Repetition Rate and Center Wavelength-Tunable Optical Pulse Generation Using an Optical Comb Generator and a High-Resolution Arrayed-Waveguide Grating

Kohei Mandai, Daisuke Miyamoto, Takanori Suzuki, Hiroyuki Tsuda

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Abstract

Optical pulse generation using an optical comb generator and a high-resolution arrayed-waveguide grating with 30 integrated phase and amplitude modulators is successfully demonstrated. The repetition rate and the center wavelength of the Gaussian pulse train can be controlled from 9.7 to 10.3 GHz and from 1527 to 1565 nm, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)679-681
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume18
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Mar 1

Keywords

  • Arrayed-waveguide grating (AWG)
  • optical frequency comb
  • optical pulse generation
  • optical pulse shaping

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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