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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 20, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1981
  • pp: 2969–2974

Pulse distortion in single-mode fibers. Part 2

D. Marcuse  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 20, Issue 17, pp. 2969-2974 (1981)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.20.002969


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Abstract

The theory of pulse distortion in single-mode fibers is extended to include laser sources such as injection lasers operating simultaneously at several distinct wavelengths. The transmitted pulse is expressed as a Fourier integral whose spectral function is given by an analytical expression in closed form. The rms width of the transmitted pulse is also expressed in closed form. Numerical examples illustrate the influence of the spectral width of the source and of its asymmetry on the shape and rms width of the pulse.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: April 8, 1981
Published: September 1, 1981

Citation
D. Marcuse, "Pulse distortion in single-mode fibers. Part 2," Appl. Opt. 20, 2969-2974 (1981)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-20-17-2969

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