Abstract

We achieved the first 10-GHz subpicosecond pulses in the 1000-nm band by employing the higher order soliton effect in a 190-m photonic crystal fiber (PCF). We obtained 0.5-ps pulses at 1063 nm by compressing 11-ps pulses from a harmonically mode-locked Yb fiber laser with a 10-GHz repetition rate, which was stabilized with phase-locked-loop technology. This light source is attractive in terms of realizing a hundreds-of-gigabits-per-second optical-time-division-multiplexing transmission over a low-loss PCF in the 1000-nm band.

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H. M. Pask, R. J. Carman, D. C. Hanna, A. C. Tropper, C. J. Mackechnie, P. R. Barber, J. M. Dawes, "Ytterbium-doped silica fiber lasers: Versatile sources for the 1–1.2 $\mu \hbox{m}$ region," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 1, 2-13 (1995).

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Electron. Lett. (1)

C. Peucheret, B. Zsigri, P. A. Andersen, K. S. Berg, A. Tersigni, P. Jeppesen, K. P. Hansen, M. D. Nielsen, "40 Gb/s transmission over photonic crystal fibre using mid-span spectral inversion in highly nonlinear photonic crystal fibre," Electron. Lett. 39, 919-921 (2003).

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R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, A. C. Tropper, D. C. Hanna, "Ytterbium-doped fiber amplifiers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 33, 1049-1056 (1997).

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IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

K. R. Tamura, M. Nakazawa, "A polarization-maintaining pedestal-free femtosecond pulse compressor incorporating an ultrafast dispersion-imbalanced nonlinear optical loop mirror," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 526-528 (2001).

Opt. Lett. (7)

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K. Nakajima, J. Zhou, K. Tajima, K. Kurokawa, C. Fukai, I. Sankawa, "Ultra wide band 190 Gb/s WDM transmission over a long length and low loss PCF," Optical Fiber Commun. Conf. Los AngelesCA (2004) Paper PD23.

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K. Kurokawa, K. Tajima, J. Zhou, K. Nakajima, T. Matsui, I. Sankawa, "Penalty-free dispersion-managed soliton transmission over 100 km low loss PCF," Optical Fiber Commun. Conf. AnaheimCA (2005) Paper PD21.

K. Tsujikawa, K. Kurokawa, K. Tajima, K. Nakajima, T. Matsui, I. Sankawa, "Penalty-free 10 Gb/s transmission in 1.0 μm band over 24 km low loss PCF," Eur. Conf. Optical Commun. GlasgowU.K. (2005) Paper Tu4.4.2.

P. J. Winzer, G. Raybon, M. Duelk, "107-Gb/s optical ETDM transmitter for 100G Ethernet transport," Eur. Conf. Optical Commun. GlasgowU.K. (2005) Paper Th4.1.1.

J. C. Knight, T. A. Birks, D. M. Atkin, P. S. J. Russell, "Pure silica single-mode fibre with hexagonal photonic crystal cladding," Optical Fiber Commun. Conf. San JoseCA (1996) Paper PD3.

K. Kurokawa, K. Nakajima, K. Tsujikawa, K. Tajima, T. Matsui, I. Sankawa, "Penalty-free 40 Gb/s transmission in 1000 nm band over low loss PCF," Optical Fiber Commun. Conf. AnaheimCA (2006) Paper OThH2.

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