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Tunable source of 4ps to 230fs solitons at repetition rates from 60-200 Gbit/s

S.V.Chernikov, D.J.Richardson*, R.I.Laming*, E.N.Dianov and D.N.Payne*

General Physics Institute, 38 Vavilov Street, 117942, Moscow, Russia.
* Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK.


We demonstrate an ultra high-repetition-rate tunable source of soliton pulses based on the non-linear propagation of a dual-frequency beat-signal from two DFB laser diodes. amplified with an erbium-doped fibre amplifier through a dispersion-decreasing fibre.

Third Topical Meeting on Optical Amplifiers & Their Applications Santa Fe 24-26 Jun (1992) Postdeadline

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