Theory of linearly chirped quasi-parabolic ultrashort pulses from coherent nonlinear optical amplifiers

Year: 2010

Authors: Wabnitz S., Kozlov V.V.

Autors Affiliation: Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell\’Informazione, Universita\’ di Brescia, Via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy; St.-Petersburg University, Department of Physics, Petrodvoretz, St.-Petersburg 198504, Russian Federation

Abstract: Optical pulse reshaping in nonlinear coherent two-level amplifiers may lead to time-compressed, quasi-parabolic intensity profiles with linear chirp. Nonlinear coherent amplifiers may generate pulses with spectral width larger than the linear gain bandwidth. ©2010 IEEE.

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KeyWords: Intensity profiles; Linear chirp; Linear gain; Non-linear optical; Optical pulse; Spectral widths, Light amplifiers; Pulse generators, Optical communication
DOI: 10.1109/ECOC.2010.5621499