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Investigation of fibre grating based performance limits in pulse stretching and recompression schemes using bidirectional reflection from a linearly chirped fibre grating
D.Taverner, D.J.Richardson, M.N.Zervas, L.Reekie, L.Dong and J.L.Cruz
We demonstrate the controlled stretching and recompression of ultrashort optical pulses using bidirectional reflection from both ends of a single linearly chirped fibre grating. We identify operating regimes for minimal pulse distortion due to the phase and filtering responses of a simple linear grating and experimentally demonstrate complete pulse reconstruction.
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (1995) Vol.7(12) pp.1436
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