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Design of dispersion slope compensator using tapered fiber Bragg gratings
Author(s): Jing Zhang; Ping Shum; Nam Quoc Ngo; XiaoCong Yuan
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Paper Abstract

The chromatic dispersion of optical fibers degrades the transmission characteristics of optical communication systems. In high-speed WDM systems both dispersion compensation and higher order dispersion (dispersion slope) compensation are necessary. In this paper, a new dispersion slope compensator based on tapered fiber gratings is proposed. The dispersion slope compensator consists of two linearly tapered fibers with uniform Bragg gratings.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4906, Optical Components and Transmission Systems, (23 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.480585
Show Author Affiliations
Jing Zhang, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Ping Shum, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Nam Quoc Ngo, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
XiaoCong Yuan, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4906:
Optical Components and Transmission Systems
WeiSheng Hu; Shoichi Sudo; Peter Kaiser, Editor(s)

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