Seeding of Modulation Instability in a Nonlinear Fiber Ring Cavity

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Bendahmane, Abdelkrim; Fatome, Julien; Finot, Christophe; Millot, Guy; Kibler, Bertrand (Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne UMR 6303 CNRS-UBFC, 21078 Dijon, France)

We experimentally and numerically investigate the impact of coherent and incoherent seeding of the modulation instability process in a nonlinear fiber ring cavity. Our results highlight the sensitivity of the nonlinear dynamics in term of sideband bandwidth and temporal coherence.