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AFBG for dispersion compensation in transmission: effect of parameters of the two beam interference fringe technique
Author(s): Hossam Saleh; Mohamed Hany; Moustafa H. Aly
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the dispersion compensation in transmission is modeled and investigated using apodized fiber Bragg grating (AFBG). The two-beam interferometer is used in AFBG manufacture. The effect of different interferometer parameters is studied for large bandwidth transmission at a zero eye closure penalty with linearly chirped gratings. The parameters under investigation for only one arm of the interferometer are d (arm length), the angle θ (beam angle) and λ (the writing wavelength). Eight different apodization profiles are studied including their effects on the performance of the compensator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 2010
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7750, Photonics North 2010, 77502A (21 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.871388
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Hossam Saleh, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (Egypt)
Mohamed Hany, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (Egypt)
Moustafa H. Aly, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (Egypt)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7750:
Photonics North 2010

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