Optical pulse-train amplitude encoding using a fiber interferometer

I. Glesk, Jason P. Sokoloff, Paul R. Prucnal

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We demonstrate a simple method to modulate a pulse train of arbitrarily narrow optical pulses using off-the-shelf components. The method makes use of the Sagnac loop fiber interferometer only several meters in circumference.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Subtitle of host publicationAnalog Photonics
EditorsAndrew R. Pirich, Paul Sierach
Place of PublicationBellingham, WA, United States
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1993
EventAnalog Photonics - Boston, MA, USA, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 Sep 199211 Sep 1992


ConferenceAnalog Photonics
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityBoston, MA, USA


  • interferometers
  • Sagnac loop
  • optical pulses

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