We propose some novel control methods for 40-Gbps etalon based tunable dispersion compensators. We developed two compensators; one with a low 3.2-dB loss (no circulator required) and the one with a wide 620 ps/nm tunable range.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference
T. Sugawara, S. Makio, and M. Takahashi, " Novel Control Methods to Enlarge Dispersion Range of Tunable Dispersion Compensator Using Angled Etalons with Multiple Reflections," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OThE1.
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