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Electromagnetic modelling of a monolithic pulse reshaper based on a photonic crystal waveguide integrated with a SOA

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, Nottingham, UK
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages19 - 22
ISBN (Print)1424402352
StatePublished - Jun 2006
EventInternational Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - Nottingham, United Kingdom


ConferenceInternational Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
CountryUnited Kingdom
Period1/06/06 → …


Finite difference time domain (FDTD) and finite element (FE) frequency domain methods are used to study the propagation of arbitrary chirped pulses in photonic crystal (PhC) waveguide. An arbitrary chirped pulse is derived from a separate Semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) model and is passed through a mini-stop band (MSB) in a photonic crystal waveguide. Good agreement is shown between the FDTD and FE models and pulse compression is observed

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Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, 2006 (ICTON2006) Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: This work is funded by the Ultrafast Photonics Collaboration (UPC), UK. ( Terms of use: Copyright © 2006 IEEE. Reprinted from International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, 2006. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it.


International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks

Duration1 Jun 2006 → …
CountryUnited Kingdom

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