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Fiber for advanced long-haul terrestrial networks
Author(s): Gregory G. Luther; Manjusha Mehendale; June-Koo Rhee; Ioannis Tomkos; Michael Vasilyev
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Paper Abstract

Advanced optical fibers enable high-capacity transmission for long reach systems and help to retain margin for networking. To do this they must support broadband operation, reduce nonlinear impairments, enable distributed gain and simplify networking. Here we describe fibers that incorporate dispersion management to extend span length and system reach over a broad bandwidth by compensating dispersion slope, reducing nonlinear impairments, and optimizing noise figure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4872, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking, (8 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475108
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Gregory G. Luther, Corning Inc. (United States)
Manjusha Mehendale, Corning Inc. (United States)
June-Koo Rhee, Corning Inc. (United States)
Ioannis Tomkos, Corning Inc. (United States)
Michael Vasilyev, Corning Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4872:
Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking
Benjamin B. Dingel; Brewster Roe Hemenway; Achyut Kumar Dutta; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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