Picosecond linear optical pulse shapers based on integrated waveguide Bragg gratings

Luis M Rivas, Michael J Strain, David Duchesne, Alejandro Carballar, Marc Sorel, Roberto Morandotti, José Azaña

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Abstract

We demonstrate a general linear pulse-shaping technique based on integrated III–V Bragg gratings (BGs). Such a technique allows for the synthesizing of complex waveforms with picosecond resolution using a compact single-waveguide design. This approach is experimentally demonstrated by fabricating and testing a series of integrated ultrafast optical pulse shapers based on BG geometries acting as time-domain code generators operating at 500 Gbits/s .
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2425-2427
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume33
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2008

Keywords

  • Bragg gratings
  • optical pulse shaping
  • picosecond resolution

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