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Recompression of Optical Pulses Broadened by Passage Through Optical Fibers

  • Hiroki Nakatsuka
  • D. Grischkowsky
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB)

Abstract

A new technique for achieving distortion-free pulse propagation through single-mode optical fibers is demonstrated. Mode-locked dye-laser pulses with 3.3 psec pulse widths and a wavelength of 5878Å were propagated through a 325-m single-mode optical fiber and emerged with 13-psec pulse widths. These output pulses were recompressed to their original 3.3-psec pulse widths by passage through a 50-cm near-resonant atomic sodium-vapor delay line.

Keywords

Optical Fiber Pulse Width Delay Line Optical Pulse Output Pulse 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroki Nakatsuka
    • 1
  • D. Grischkowsky
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM Thomas J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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