A novel chromatic dispersion measurement technique using a sinusoidally phase-modulated CW light is described. We utilize the fact that the phase to intensity modulation conversion induced by the dispersion disappears at specific phase modulation frequencies.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
T. Yamamoto, K. Kurokawa, K. Tajima, and T. Kurashima, "Simple and Precise Chromatic Dispersion Measurement Using Sinusoidally Phase-Modulated CW Light," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OThD1.
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