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Short Hermite-Gaussian optical pulse propagation in dense dispersion-compensated systems
Author(s): Yan Xiao; Wenrui Xue; Zhonghao Li; Dachun Su; Guosheng Zhou
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Paper Abstract

The transmission properties of Hermite-Gaussian optical pulses in fiber are studied. A theoretical solution is obtained by the momentum method, and the result is compared with a numerical simulation. Moreover, short Hermite-Gaussian optical pulse transmission over 1440 km in a dense dispersion-managed link is investigated on a numerical simulation basis. It is demonstrated that the pulse can propagate stably in zero, positive, and negative net dispersion compensation systems. In our simulation, both the second dispersion and the third-order dispersion are compensated. It is found that a Hermite-Gaussian optical pulse can transmit stably with reasonably lower power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Opt. Eng. 42(9) doi: 10.1117/1.1599838
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 42, Issue 9
Show Author Affiliations
Yan Xiao, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Wenrui Xue, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Zhonghao Li, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Dachun Su, Shanxi Univ. (China)
Guosheng Zhou, Shanxi Univ. (China)

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