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Phase-modulation-combination system for the generation of arbitrarily shaped repetition rate pulses
Shiwei Wang, Jun Zheng, Jianqiu Xu
Key Laboratory for Laser Plasmas (Ministry of Education) and Department of Physics, [Shanghai Jiao Tong University], Shanghai 200240, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2013, 11(03): pp.030603

DOI:10.3788/COL201311.030603
Topic:Fiber optics and optical communications
Keywords(OCIS Code): 060.5060  060.2280  140.3538  

Abstract
We propose a new phase-modulation-combination system for the generation of arbitrarily shaped repetition rate pulses. In this system, the pulses from two electro-optic switches are modulated and interferentially combined, thereby improving the shaping resolution and narrowing the pulse width. This method allows the arbitrary tuning of pulse width, repetition rate, and temporal profile in an all-fiber configuration. The system is compatible with and can be easily embedded in other systems to achieve higher pulse energy and higher pulse repetition rate.

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Received:2012/8/28
Accepted:2012/11/16
Posted online:2013/2/28

Get Citation: Shiwei Wang, Jun Zheng, Jianqiu Xu, "Phase-modulation-combination system for the generation of arbitrarily shaped repetition rate pulses," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11(03), 030603(2013)

Note: The authors would like to thank Jie Ma from our laboratory for his kind and helpful advices. This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant Nos. 61138006 and 10905039.



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