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Chromatic Dispersion Temperature Dependence Of Matched-Clad, Depressed-Clad, And Dispersion-Shifted Single-Mode Fibers
Author(s): J. P. Kilmer; W. T. Anderson; A. J. Johnson
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Paper Abstract

The chromatic dispersion of four commercially available single-mode fibers was investigated over a temperature range from -40° C to +65°C. Values for zero-dispersion wavelength temperature coefficient were ~ 0.020 nm/° C for two depressed-clad fibers, 0.022 nm/° C for a matched-clad fiber, and 0.030 nm/° C for a dispersion-shifted fiber. Such a small temperature dependence would not pose a serious problem for current installation. However, future high bit-rate systems should be designed to minimize this effect.

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Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0841, Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967595
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J. P. Kilmer, Bell Communications Research (United States)
W. T. Anderson, Bell Communications Research (United States)
A. J. Johnson, Bell Communications Research (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0841:
Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II
John D. Chipman; Harish R. Sunak, Editor(s)

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