Novel method for pedestal suppression and chirp elimination of high-order compressed solitons by using semiconductor optical amplifier and tunable filter

Zhihong Li, Caiyun Lou, Yizhi Gao, Chao Lu, Cheng Tee Hiang

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A method for pedestal reduction and chirp elimination of high-order compressed solitons was described. The method employed a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) and a tunable filter. The pulsewidth after filtering was found to be mainly dependent on the filter bandwidth. Hence the quality of the pulse could be improved without compromising on pulse broadening. Numerical analysis also showed that besides the pulse shaping improvement, the chirp value in the pulse center could also be reduced.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-188
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number1-6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Chirp elimination
  • High-order soliton
  • Pedestal suppression
  • SOA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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