We demonstrate and characterize a technique to emulate broadband phase noise. This is achieved by exploiting cross-phase modulation induced spectral broadening, in a highly nonlinear fiber, of a signal from an intense incoherent light source.
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(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
L. Jones, F. Parmigiani, J. Kakande, P. Petropoulos, and D. J. Richardson, "All-Optical broadband phase noise emulation," in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM5A.19.
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