We propose a novel technique of doubling optical pulses in both frequency and time domains based on a combination of cross-phase modulation induced by a triangular pump pulse in a nonlinear Kerr medium and subsequent propagation in a dispersive medium.
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- doubling optical pulses
- cross-phase modulation
- triangular pump pulse
- nonlinear Kerr medium
- dispersive medium
Latkin, A. I., Boscolo, S., Bhamber, R. S., & Turitsyn, S. K. (2009). Doubling of optical signals using triangular pulses. Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 26(8), 1492-1496. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.26.001492