Supercontinuum Generating in Ultralong SOAs – Theory and Experiment

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Runge, Patrick; Petermann, Klaus (Fachgebiet Hochfrequenztechnik, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
Brinker, Walter; Schlak, Michael; Sartorius, Bernd (Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Germany)

The tremendous Four-Wave Mixing efficiency of ultralong SOAs is used to create a supercontinuum from two CW input signals. As a result, widely tunable short pulses are generated.