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Chromatic dispersion measurement error caused by source amplified spontaneous emission

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Author(s)

Tasshi Dennis, Paul A. Williams

Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally and theoretically the degrading effect of noise from source amplified spontaneous emission on measurements of chromatic dispersion using the modulation phase-shift method. We show that dramatic performance improvements can be realized simply by using a narrow-band tracking filter.
Citation
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume
16
Issue
11

Keywords

chromatic dispersion, communications, lasers, metrology, noise, optical fibers, phase

Citation

Dennis, T. and Williams, P. (2004), Chromatic dispersion measurement error caused by source amplified spontaneous emission, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31544 (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created October 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021