Abstract

A terahertz shaping system based on optical fiber components as opposed to traditional free-space solutions is proposed. It is based on the time-domain modulation of the optical source spectrum. Standard single-mode fiber distributes and disperses the pulse before filtering its spectral components by means of the cross-gain and cross-phase modulation effects taking place in an interferometric semiconductor optical amplifier structure. Experimental measurements are obtained, showing the tunability of the system as well as its reconfigurability.

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2012 (1)

2011 (2)

2007 (1)

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2005 (4)

A. I. Siahlo, A. T. Clausen, L. K. Oxenløwe, J. Seoane, K. S. Berg, Z. Xu, J. Zeng, and P. Jeppesen, “Phase modulation for postcompensation of dispersion in 160 Gb/s systems,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(2), 498–500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

R. E. Saperstein, N. Alic, D. Panasenko, R. Rokitski, and Y. Fainman, “Time-domain waveform processing by chromatic dispersion for temporal shaping of optical pulses,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B22(11), 2427–2436 (2005).
[CrossRef]

H. Ju, S. Zhang, D. Lenstra, H. de Waardt, E. Tangdiongga, G. Khoe, and H. Dorren, “SOA-based all-optical switch with subpicosecond full recovery,” Opt. Express13(3), 942–947 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2003 (1)

R. Inohara, K. Nishimura, M. Tsurusawa, and M. Usami, “Experimental analysis of cross-phase modulation and cross-gain modulation in SOA-injecting CW assist light,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.15(9), 1192–1194 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (2)

J. Y. Sohn, Y. H. Ahn, D. J. Park, E. Oh, and D. S. Kim, “Tunable terahertz generation using femtosecond pulse shaping,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(1), 13–15 (2002).
[CrossRef]

P. H. Siegel, “Terahertz technology,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech.50(3), 910–928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2000 (2)

Y.-S. Lee, T. Meade, V. Perlin, H. Winful, T. B. Norris, and A. Galvanauskas, “Generation of narrow-band terahertz radiation via optical rectification of femtosecond pulses in periodically poled lithium niobate,” Appl. Phys. Lett.76(18), 2505–2507 (2000).
[CrossRef]

A. M. Weiner, “Femtosecond pulse shaping using space modulators,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.71(5), 1929–1960 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1999 (1)

1996 (2)

A. S. Weling and D. H. Auston, “Novel sources and detectors for coherent tunable narrow-band terahertz radiation in free space,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B13(12), 2783–2791 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Y. Liu, S.-G. Park, and A. M. Weiner, “Terahertz waveform synthesis via optical pulse shaping,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.2(3), 709–719 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

Q. Wu and X.-C. Zhang, “Free-space electro-optic sampling of terahertz beams,” Appl. Phys. Lett.67(24), 3523–3525 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1994 (1)

J. Faist, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, C. Sirtori, A. L. Hutchinson, and A. Y. Cho, “Quantum cascade laser,” Science264(5158), 553–556 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1987 (1)

A. J. Lowery, “New dynamic semiconductor laser model based on the transmission line modeling method,” IEEE Proc. J. Optoelectron.134(5), 281–289 (1987).
[CrossRef]

1984 (2)

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, J. A. Valdmanis, and D. A. Kleinman, “Cherenkov radiation from femtosecond optical pulses in electro-optic media,” Phys. Rev. Lett.16(53), 1555–1558 (1984).
[CrossRef]

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, and P. R. Smith, “Picosecond photoconducting Hertzian dipoles,” Appl. Phys. Lett.45(3), 284–286 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Ahn, Y. H.

J. Y. Sohn, Y. H. Ahn, D. J. Park, E. Oh, and D. S. Kim, “Tunable terahertz generation using femtosecond pulse shaping,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(1), 13–15 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Aitchison, J. S.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Alic, N.

Auston, D. H.

A. S. Weling and D. H. Auston, “Novel sources and detectors for coherent tunable narrow-band terahertz radiation in free space,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B13(12), 2783–2791 (1996).
[CrossRef]

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, and P. R. Smith, “Picosecond photoconducting Hertzian dipoles,” Appl. Phys. Lett.45(3), 284–286 (1984).
[CrossRef]

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, J. A. Valdmanis, and D. A. Kleinman, “Cherenkov radiation from femtosecond optical pulses in electro-optic media,” Phys. Rev. Lett.16(53), 1555–1558 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Barrios, P.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Berg, K. S.

A. I. Siahlo, A. T. Clausen, L. K. Oxenløwe, J. Seoane, K. S. Berg, Z. Xu, J. Zeng, and P. Jeppesen, “Phase modulation for postcompensation of dispersion in 160 Gb/s systems,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(2), 498–500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Bernas, H.

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Blary, K.

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Brown, E. R.

Capasso, F.

J. Faist, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, C. Sirtori, A. L. Hutchinson, and A. Y. Cho, “Quantum cascade laser,” Science264(5158), 553–556 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cheung, K. P.

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, J. A. Valdmanis, and D. A. Kleinman, “Cherenkov radiation from femtosecond optical pulses in electro-optic media,” Phys. Rev. Lett.16(53), 1555–1558 (1984).
[CrossRef]

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, and P. R. Smith, “Picosecond photoconducting Hertzian dipoles,” Appl. Phys. Lett.45(3), 284–286 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Chimot, N.

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Cho, A. Y.

J. Faist, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, C. Sirtori, A. L. Hutchinson, and A. Y. Cho, “Quantum cascade laser,” Science264(5158), 553–556 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Clausen, A. T.

A. I. Siahlo, A. T. Clausen, L. K. Oxenløwe, J. Seoane, K. S. Berg, Z. Xu, J. Zeng, and P. Jeppesen, “Phase modulation for postcompensation of dispersion in 160 Gb/s systems,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(2), 498–500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Crozat, P.

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

de Waardt, H.

Dietz, R. J. B.

Dorren, H.

Fainman, Y.

Faist, J.

J. Faist, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, C. Sirtori, A. L. Hutchinson, and A. Y. Cho, “Quantum cascade laser,” Science264(5158), 553–556 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Galvanauskas, A.

Y.-S. Lee, T. Meade, V. Perlin, H. Winful, T. B. Norris, and A. Galvanauskas, “Generation of narrow-band terahertz radiation via optical rectification of femtosecond pulses in periodically poled lithium niobate,” Appl. Phys. Lett.76(18), 2505–2507 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Gerhard, M.

Heinz, T. F.

Hutchinson, A. L.

J. Faist, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, C. Sirtori, A. L. Hutchinson, and A. Y. Cho, “Quantum cascade laser,” Science264(5158), 553–556 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Inohara, R.

R. Inohara, K. Nishimura, M. Tsurusawa, and M. Usami, “Experimental analysis of cross-phase modulation and cross-gain modulation in SOA-injecting CW assist light,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.15(9), 1192–1194 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Jeppesen, P.

A. I. Siahlo, A. T. Clausen, L. K. Oxenløwe, J. Seoane, K. S. Berg, Z. Xu, J. Zeng, and P. Jeppesen, “Phase modulation for postcompensation of dispersion in 160 Gb/s systems,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(2), 498–500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Joulaud, L.

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ju, H.

Khoe, G.

Kim, D. S.

J. Y. Sohn, Y. H. Ahn, D. J. Park, E. Oh, and D. S. Kim, “Tunable terahertz generation using femtosecond pulse shaping,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(1), 13–15 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kleinman, D. A.

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, J. A. Valdmanis, and D. A. Kleinman, “Cherenkov radiation from femtosecond optical pulses in electro-optic media,” Phys. Rev. Lett.16(53), 1555–1558 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Koch, M.

Lampin, J. F.

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Lee, Y.-S.

Y.-S. Lee, T. Meade, V. Perlin, H. Winful, T. B. Norris, and A. Galvanauskas, “Generation of narrow-band terahertz radiation via optical rectification of femtosecond pulses in periodically poled lithium niobate,” Appl. Phys. Lett.76(18), 2505–2507 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Lenstra, D.

Liu, Y.

Y. Liu, S.-G. Park, and A. M. Weiner, “Terahertz waveform synthesis via optical pulse shaping,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.2(3), 709–719 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Lowery, A. J.

A. J. Lowery, “New dynamic semiconductor laser model based on the transmission line modeling method,” IEEE Proc. J. Optoelectron.134(5), 281–289 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Malloy, K. J.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Mangeney, J.

N. Chimot, J. Mangeney, L. Joulaud, P. Crozat, H. Bernas, K. Blary, and J. F. Lampin, “Terahertz radiation from heavy-ion-irradiated In0.53Ga0.47As photoconductive antenna excited at 1.55 μm,” Appl. Phys. Lett.87(19), 193510 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Meade, T.

Y.-S. Lee, T. Meade, V. Perlin, H. Winful, T. B. Norris, and A. Galvanauskas, “Generation of narrow-band terahertz radiation via optical rectification of femtosecond pulses in periodically poled lithium niobate,” Appl. Phys. Lett.76(18), 2505–2507 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Meier, J.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Middendorf, J. R.

Mojahedi, M.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Nishimura, K.

R. Inohara, K. Nishimura, M. Tsurusawa, and M. Usami, “Experimental analysis of cross-phase modulation and cross-gain modulation in SOA-injecting CW assist light,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.15(9), 1192–1194 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Norris, T. B.

Y.-S. Lee, T. Meade, V. Perlin, H. Winful, T. B. Norris, and A. Galvanauskas, “Generation of narrow-band terahertz radiation via optical rectification of femtosecond pulses in periodically poled lithium niobate,” Appl. Phys. Lett.76(18), 2505–2507 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Oh, E.

J. Y. Sohn, Y. H. Ahn, D. J. Park, E. Oh, and D. S. Kim, “Tunable terahertz generation using femtosecond pulse shaping,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(1), 13–15 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Oxenløwe, L. K.

A. I. Siahlo, A. T. Clausen, L. K. Oxenløwe, J. Seoane, K. S. Berg, Z. Xu, J. Zeng, and P. Jeppesen, “Phase modulation for postcompensation of dispersion in 160 Gb/s systems,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(2), 498–500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Panasenko, D.

Park, D. J.

J. Y. Sohn, Y. H. Ahn, D. J. Park, E. Oh, and D. S. Kim, “Tunable terahertz generation using femtosecond pulse shaping,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(1), 13–15 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Park, S.-G.

Y. Liu, S.-G. Park, and A. M. Weiner, “Terahertz waveform synthesis via optical pulse shaping,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.2(3), 709–719 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Perlin, V.

Y.-S. Lee, T. Meade, V. Perlin, H. Winful, T. B. Norris, and A. Galvanauskas, “Generation of narrow-band terahertz radiation via optical rectification of femtosecond pulses in periodically poled lithium niobate,” Appl. Phys. Lett.76(18), 2505–2507 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Poitras, D.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Poole, P. J.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Rokitski, R.

Rotter, T. J.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Saperstein, R. E.

Sartorius, B.

Schell, M.

Seoane, J.

A. I. Siahlo, A. T. Clausen, L. K. Oxenløwe, J. Seoane, K. S. Berg, Z. Xu, J. Zeng, and P. Jeppesen, “Phase modulation for postcompensation of dispersion in 160 Gb/s systems,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(2), 498–500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Siahlo, A. I.

A. I. Siahlo, A. T. Clausen, L. K. Oxenløwe, J. Seoane, K. S. Berg, Z. Xu, J. Zeng, and P. Jeppesen, “Phase modulation for postcompensation of dispersion in 160 Gb/s systems,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.17(2), 498–500 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Siegel, P. H.

P. H. Siegel, “Terahertz technology,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech.50(3), 910–928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Sirtori, C.

J. Faist, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, C. Sirtori, A. L. Hutchinson, and A. Y. Cho, “Quantum cascade laser,” Science264(5158), 553–556 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sivco, D. L.

J. Faist, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, C. Sirtori, A. L. Hutchinson, and A. Y. Cho, “Quantum cascade laser,” Science264(5158), 553–556 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Smith, P. R.

D. H. Auston, K. P. Cheung, and P. R. Smith, “Picosecond photoconducting Hertzian dipoles,” Appl. Phys. Lett.45(3), 284–286 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Smith, P. W. E.

A. J. Zilkie, J. Meier, M. Mojahedi, P. J. Poole, P. Barrios, D. Poitras, T. J. Rotter, C. Yang, A. Stintz, K. J. Malloy, P. W. E. Smith, and J. S. Aitchison, “Carrier dynamics of quantum-dot, quantum-dash, and quantum-well semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1.55 μm,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron.43(11), 982–991 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Sohn, J. Y.

J. Y. Sohn, Y. H. Ahn, D. J. Park, E. Oh, and D. S. Kim, “Tunable terahertz generation using femtosecond pulse shaping,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(1), 13–15 (2002).
[CrossRef]

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Stintz, A.

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Figures (7)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) SOA interferometer block diagram. (b) SOA interferometer considering a chirped pulse and an additional counter-propagating pulse.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Optical pulse shaper integrated in a fiber-based THz-TDS system.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Photo-detection traces at different points of the SOA-MZI structure as shown in Fig. 1(b).

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Optical autocorrelation traces for several values of (a) delay and (b) fiber length in the shaping stage.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

(a) Time-domain THz waveform and (b) its corresponding spectra when no shaping is performed.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

(a) Time-domain THz waveforms and (b) their corresponding spectra for different frequency bands.

Fig. 7
Fig. 7

(a) Time-domain THz waveforms and (b) their corresponding spectra for bandwidth reconfiguration.

Equations (5)

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E SO A 1 out (t)= I SO A 1 (1 α XGM ·exp(t/ τ rec )) exp( j( φ SO A 1 + φ XPM ·exp(t/ τ rec ) ) )
E SO A 2 out (t)= I SO A 2 exp( j φ SO A 2 )exp( jπ )
f rep τ ODL | D T |
Δυ τ system | D T |
Δτ TBP| D T | τ system

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