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Chromatic dispersion measurement error caused by source amplified spontaneous emission

Published

Author(s)

Tasshi Dennis, Paul A. Williams

Abstract

We demonstrate the degrading effect of noise from amplified spontaneous emission on measurements of chromatic dispersion using the modulation phase-shift method. Dramatic performance improvement is achieved with a narrow-band tracking filter.
Proceedings Title
Tech. Dig., Optical Fiber Communication Conf. (OFC)
Conference Dates
February 22-27, 2004
Conference Location
Los Angeles, CA

Keywords

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

Citation

Dennis, T. and Williams, P. (2004), Chromatic dispersion measurement error caused by source amplified spontaneous emission, Tech. Dig., Optical Fiber Communication Conf. (OFC), Los Angeles, CA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31476 (Accessed April 13, 2024)
Created February 22, 2004, Updated February 19, 2017