Ultrahigh capacity source using spectral slicing of a femtosecond Cr4+: YAG laser

Y. J. Chai, C. G. Leburn, A. A. Lagatsky, C. T A Brown, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, W. Sibbett

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Abstract

We report a novel OTDM/WDM source based on spectral slicing of a passively mode-locked Cr4+:YAG femtosecond pulse source. Total capacities up to 682Gbit/s and 1.36Tbit/s with spectral efficiencies of 0.2b/s/Hz and 0.4b/s/Hz have been achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)384-385
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2003
Event2003 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings - TUCSON, AZ, USA United States
Duration: 26 Oct 200330 Oct 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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