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Effect on characteristic of optical fiber transmission system due to stimulated Brillouin scattering
Author(s): Hui Wang; Shizhong Xie; Yong Xie; Xiaopin Wu; Chengcheng Sun; BingKun Zhou
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Paper Abstract

Stimulated Brillouin Scattering(SBS) is one of important nonlinear optical effects in optical fiber transmission system, it limits the optical power that can be transmitted through fiber. If input optical power is over SBS threshold, part of power will be changed to backward Stokes wave, this process exacerbates the system transmission characteristic very much. In this paper, SBS effect was systemically studied by experiments. Firstly, backward Stokes wave was observed, we investigated its spectrum and frequency shift to pumping signal wave. Then, the relationship of SBS threshold characteristic with linewidth of light source and modulation formats was discussed, and approved by experiments. The impact on bite error rate characteristic of system due to SBS was also investigated experimentally.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3552, Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication II, (6 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.318022
Show Author Affiliations
Hui Wang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Shizhong Xie, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yong Xie, Tsinghua Univ. (United States)
Xiaopin Wu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Chengcheng Sun, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
BingKun Zhou, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3552:
Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication II
Shuisheng Jian; Franklin F. Tong; Reinhard Maerz, Editor(s)

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