We show that phase to intensity modulation conversion induced by third-order dispersion doubles the modulation frequency, and therefore, the third-order dispersion does not affect group velocity dispersion measurement using phase-modulated light.
© 2010 IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Photonics Society, OSA, Telcordia
(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, T. Sakamoto, and S. Tomita, "Phase to Intensity Modulation Conversion by Third-Order Dispersion and Its Effect on Group Velocity Dispersion Measurement Using Phase-Modulated CW Light," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OTuA3.