Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group

High-resolution dispersion measurements in single-mode fiber using a tunable laser diode and recirculating coupler

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access


Chromatic dispersion measurements are usually made with tunable fiber Raman sources or a set of anywhere from five to seven laser diodes. Measurements cover a wide wavelength range, and equations for various fiber designs are fit to the data.1 For practical system use, however, the interest is around the zero dispersion wavelength region. Kapron has shown, within ±30 nm of λ0, the linear approximation D(λ) = S0(λ−λ0) is within 4% of more accurate fits2 . D is the dispersion (ps/nm • km), S0 is the dispersion slope, and λ0 is the minimum dispersion wavelength. This paper describes a single-laser diode technique capable of determining dispersion at the operating system wavelength with a resolution of ~0.1 ps/nm • km.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Dispersion measurement of a long-length concatenated single-mode fiber with a streak camera

WG3 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 1986

Single-longitudinal-mode tunable laser for single-mode fiber chromatic dispersion tests and long-haul transmission links

J. J. Bernard, B. Visseaux, A. Doll, and E. Leclerc
THK30 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO:S&I) 1986

Precise laser-based measurements of zero-dispersion wavelength in single-mode fibers

J. B. Schlager, S. E. Mechels, and D. L. Franzen
FA2 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 1996

Select as filters

Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2024 | Optica Publishing Group. All rights reserved, including rights for text and data mining and training of artificial technologies or similar technologies.