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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 14 — Jul. 11, 2005
  • pp: 5499–5505

Dispersion-flattened-fiber based optical thresholder for multiple-access-interference suppression in OCDMA system

Xu Wang, Taro Hamanaka, Naoya Wada, and Ken-ichi Kitayama  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 14, pp. 5499-5505 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.005499


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Abstract

An optical thresholding technique based on super-continuum generation in dispersion flattened fiber is proposed and experimentally demonstrated to enable data-rate detection in optical code division multiple access networks. The proposed scheme exhibits an excellent discrimination between a desired signal and interference signals with features of pulse reshaping, low insertion loss, polarization independency as well as reasonable operation power.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: May 16, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 28, 2005
Published: July 11, 2005

Citation
Xu Wang, Taro Hamanaka, Naoya Wada, and Ken-ichi Kitayama, "Dispersion-flattened-fiber based optical thresholder for multiple-access-interference suppression in OCDMA system," Opt. Express 13, 5499-5505 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-14-5499


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