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All-fiber dynamic residual dispersion compensation for 40-Gb/s systems
Author(s): Michael Sauer; Shenping Li; Dmitri V. Kuksenkov; Daniel A. Nolan
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Paper Abstract

Dynamic dispersion compensation based on non-linear self-phase modulation (SPM) in an all-fiber device is demonstrated. The basic design of the compensator is very simple, consisting only of a pre-compensating negative dispersion fiber, an optical amplifier, and a highly non-linear positive dispersion fiber. Multiple channel operation of the compensator is feasible and experimentally demonstrated. An increase of dispersion tolerance of at least a factor of 2 is shown with low penalty of less than 2 dB. Finally, device performance in a 2000 km fiber loop experiment is presented.

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Date Published: 25 October 2004
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5596, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking III, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.579304
Show Author Affiliations
Michael Sauer, Corning Inc. (United States)
Shenping Li, Corning Inc. (United States)
Dmitri V. Kuksenkov, Corning Inc. (United States)
Daniel A. Nolan, Corning Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5596:
Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking III
Benjamin B. Dingel; Werner Weiershausen; Achyut K. Dutta; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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