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Residual third-order dispersion compensation in femtosecond pulses transmission using a phase modulator
Author(s): Rui Zhang; Xiaozhou Yang; Yue Cai; Weiwei Hu; Zhigang Zhang
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Paper Abstract

Using the split-step Fourier method, the nonlinear effects and higher-order dispersion in optical fiber are studied and numerically analyzed. Based on the analysis, the theoretical model of higher-order dispersion compensation with phased modulator is presented, with emphasis on the third-order dispersion. According to the theoretical model, simulation models based on VPItransmission is designed. Finally, experimental schemes are designed, and experiment is finished: 200-fs pulses propagate through a 47-km fiber link, including a 39.8-km SMF (single-mode fiber) and a 6.71-km DCF (dispersion-compensation fiber). In that experiment, the oscillating tails are completely suppressed and the third-order dispersion is successfully compensated with the phase modulator. Moreover, the parameters of modulator are optimized with VPItransmission Modeling.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7136, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI, 713626 (11 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.803283
Show Author Affiliations
Rui Zhang, Peking Univ. (China)
Xiaozhou Yang, Peking Univ. (China)
Yue Cai, Peking Univ. (China)
Weiwei Hu, Peking Univ. (China)
Zhigang Zhang, Peking Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7136:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI
Ken-ichi Kitayama; Pierpaolo C. Ghiggino; Kim Roberts; Yikai Su, Editor(s)

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