A FBG based filter for ultra-narrow optical filtering is specially designed and fabricated to be slightly asymmetric. A feasibility of 8x40Gbit/s DWDM RZ transmission over 1280 km of SMF/DCF link has been confirmed numerically.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
E. G. Turitsyna, R. Bhamber, V. K. Mezentsev, A. Gillooly, J. Mitchell, and S. K. Turitsyn, "Ultra-Narrow Asymmetric Filter for Transmission with 0.8 bit/s/Hz Spectral Efficiency," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JThE54.
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