Pulse broadening or compression in fast-light pulse propagation through an erbium-doped fiber amplifier

Heedeuk Shin, Aaron Schweinsberg, George Gehring, Katie Schwertz, Hye Jeong Chang, Q. Han Park, Daniel J. Gauthier, Robert W. Boyd

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Abstract

Pulse broadening or compression in an Er3+-doped fiber amplifier is observed, and explained by gain recovery and pulse spectrum broadening effects. Maximal pulse advancement and minimal pulse distortion are obtained by optimizing these competing effects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2007 May 62007 May 6

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period07/5/607/5/6

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Shin, H., Schweinsberg, A., Gehring, G., Schwertz, K., Chang, H. J., Park, Q. H., Gauthier, D. J., & Boyd, R. W. (2007). Pulse broadening or compression in fast-light pulse propagation through an erbium-doped fiber amplifier. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2007 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.