Real Time Measurements of Noise-induced Rogue Waves Generated by Modulation Instability in Optical Fibre

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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Naerhi, Mikko; Genty, Goery (Tampere University of Technology, Optics Laboratory, 31101, Tampere, Finland)
Wetzel, Benjamin; Morandotti, Roberto (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unversité de Québec J3X 1S2, Canada)
Billet, Cyril; Merolla, Jean-Marc; Toenger, Shanti; Sylvestre, Thibaut; Dudley, John M. (Université de Franche-Comté, Institut FEMTO-ST, 25030, Besançon, France)
Dias, Frederic (School of Mathematical Sciences, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland)

Using a parametric temporal magnifier system, we report for the first time on the direct temporal measurement of rogue waves and breather-like structures arising from spontaneous modulation instability.