Novel Optical Generation of Ultrawideband (UWB) Signals Using Quadratic Nonlinear Interactions Seeded By Normal/Dark Pulses

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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Wang, Jian; Sun, Qizhen; Sun, Junqiang (Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, College of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, PR China)
Wang, Jian (Present Address: Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA)

We report two approaches to generate optical ultrawideband (UWB) signals using quadratic nonlinear interactions in periodically poled lithium niobate (PPLN) seeded by either normal or dark pulses. Pairs of polarityinverted UWB monocycle pulses are obtained.