Generation of frequency synthesized lightwave pulses by an amplified fiber-optic loop with a high-speed phase modulator

Kaoru Shimizu, Tsuneo Horiguchi, Yahei Koyamada

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Abstract

Broadband absolute frequency synthesis of over 1.4 THz with a 10 GHz spacing is demonstrated for pulsed coherent lightwaves. It is based on the recirculation of a rectangular pulse around an amplified fiber-optic loop with a high-speed external phase modulator, an acousto-optic (AO) frequency shifter and a high-finesse Fabry-Perot etalon for spectral reshaping.

Original languageEnglish
Pages17-20
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Dec 1
EventProceedings of the 1996 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP'96 - Kyoto, Jpn
Duration: 1996 Dec 31996 Dec 5

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OtherProceedings of the 1996 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP'96
CityKyoto, Jpn
Period96/12/396/12/5

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  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Shimizu, K., Horiguchi, T., & Koyamada, Y. (1996). Generation of frequency synthesized lightwave pulses by an amplified fiber-optic loop with a high-speed phase modulator. 17-20. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 1996 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP'96, Kyoto, Jpn, .