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Arbitrary spectral synthesis and waveform generation with HiBi fiber loop mirrors

He, Haijun, Shao, Li-Yang, Wang, Chao, Luo, Bin, Zou, Xihua, Zhang, Xinpu, Pan, Wei, Yan, Lianshan (2018) Arbitrary spectral synthesis and waveform generation with HiBi fiber loop mirrors. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 30 (10). pp. 943-946. ISSN 1041-1135. (doi:10.1109/LPT.2018.2818326) (KAR id:66658)

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Abstract

An arbitrary spectral synthesis scheme with parallel-connecting high-birefringence fiber loop mirrors (HiBi-FLMs) based on Fourier synthesis theory has been proposed and demonstrated. Three typical spectra of triangle, rectangle and sawtooth shape have been synthesized by implementing only four HiBi-FLMs. The experimental results are in good agreement with theoretical simulations with a goodness of fit of 0.9565. Furthermore, higher precise optical spectrum with narrower bandwidth can be obtained by adopting longer polarization- maintaining fiber and more sections of HiBi-FLMs. Besides, a typical application of arbitrary waveform generation has been implemented. By incorporating with frequency-to- time mapping, triangle- and sawtooth-shaped electrical pulses with repetition rate of 1 GHz and pulse width of ~860 ps have been generated

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/LPT.2018.2818326
Uncontrolled keywords: Fiber optics, Polarization-maintaining Fibers, Sagnac effect, Arbitrary spectral synthesis, Arbitrary waveform generation
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunications > TK5103.59 Optical communications
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Chao Wang
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2018 21:35 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:54 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/66658 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Wang, Chao: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0454-8079
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