A structure that utilizes the mode conversion of long-period gratings to compensate the residual dispersion in high bit rate transmissions is presented. Due to the propagation of the used modes in the same fiber the device is inherent stable and has a low insertion loss.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
M. Otto, I. González Insua, T. Duthel, F. Michael, and C. Schäffer, "Fiber optical structure for tunable dispersion compensation using cascaded long-period gratings," in Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MD13.
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