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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 4505–4509

Large-effective-area dispersion-compensating fiber design based on dual-core microstructure

Gautam Prabhakar, Akshit Peer, Vipul Rastogi, and Ajeet Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 19, pp. 4505-4509 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.004505


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Abstract

We present a microstructure-based dual-core dispersion-compensating fiber (DCF) design for dispersion compensation in long-haul optical communication links. The design has been conceptualized by combining the all-solid dual-core DCF and dispersion-compensating photonic crystal fiber. The fiber design has been analyzed numerically by using a full vectorial finite difference time domain method. We propose a fiber design for narrowband as well as broadband dispersion compensation. In the narrowband DCF design, the fiber exhibits very large negative dispersion of around 42,000psnm1km1 and a large mode area of 67μm2. The effects of varying different structural parameters on the dispersion characteristics as well as on the trade-off between full width at half-maximum and dispersion have been investigated. For broadband DCF design, a dispersion value between 860psnm1km1 and 200psnm1km1 is obtained for the entire spectral range of the C band.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 11, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 22, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 30, 2013
Published: June 24, 2013

Citation
Gautam Prabhakar, Akshit Peer, Vipul Rastogi, and Ajeet Kumar, "Large-effective-area dispersion-compensating fiber design based on dual-core microstructure," Appl. Opt. 52, 4505-4509 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-19-4505


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