New dispersion measurement for nearly dispersionless fiber is reported. Meter-scale dispersion retrieval from highly-nonlinear fiber was demonstrated for the first time. The sensitivity was improved by two orders of magnitude with respect to conventional methods.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4223) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear wave mixing
E. Myslivets, N. Alic, T. Nakanishi, T. Okuno, M. Hirano, M. Onishi, and S. Radic, "High Resolution Measurement of Nearly Dispersionless Fiber by Localized Four Photon Mixing," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper PDP11.
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