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Self-phase-modulation-limited transmission distance of repeaterless 1.55 um multichannel AM-VSB external modulation systems
Author(s): Wei Hong Chen; MingChia Wu; Ching Ten Chang; Winston I. Way
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Paper Abstract

The repeaterless transmission distance of a 1.55 micrometers external modulation system using an erbium-doped fiber power amplifier is generally believed to be limited by stimulated- Brillouin-scattering (SBS). In this paper, by using both analytical and numerical methods, we find that even when the SBS threshold can be increased well beyond approximately 24 mW, the maximum repeaterless transmission distance will still be limited by self-phase-modulation-induced. Our analysis is based on the nonlinear amplitude envelope equation in a lossy, dispersive and nonlinear single-mode- fiber link at 1.5 micrometers , and our numerical approach uses split-step Fourier method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 June 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3420, Optical Fiber Communication, (19 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312843
Show Author Affiliations
Wei Hong Chen, National Chiao-Tung Univ. (Taiwan)
MingChia Wu, National Chiao-Tung Univ. (Taiwan)
Ching Ten Chang, San Diego State Univ. (Taiwan)
Winston I. Way, National Chiao-Tung Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3420:
Optical Fiber Communication
Winston I. Way; Franklin F. Tong; Alan Eli Willner, Editor(s)

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