Wavelength-Tunable Nearly-Transform-Limited Pulse Generation Based on Fiber Optical Parametric Oscillator

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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Zhou, Yue; Cheung, Kim K. Y.; Yang, Sigang; Chui, P. C.; Wong, Kenneth K. Y. (Photonic Systems Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong)

We demonstrate an all-fiber widely-tunable sub-picosecond fiber optical parametric oscillator based on highly-nonlinear dispersion-shifted fiber. Nearly-transform-limited sub-picosecond pulses are generated over a 60- nm tuning range around 1550 nm.