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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 17 — Aug. 22, 2005
  • pp: 6429–6437

Chromatic dispersion effect in a microwave photonic filter using superstructured fiber Bragg grating and dispersive fiber

Wei Zhang, Ian Bennion, and John A. R. Williams  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 17, pp. 6429-6437 (2005)

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In this paper a microwave photonic filter using superstructured fiber Bragg grating and dispersive fiber is investigated. A theoretical model to describe the transfer function of the filter taking into consideration the spectral width of light source is established. Experiments are carried out to verify the theoretical analysis. Both theoretical and experimental results indicate that due to chromatic dispersion the source spectral width introduces an additional power penalty to the microwave photonic response of the filter.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 24, 2005
Revised Manuscript: August 5, 2005
Published: August 22, 2005

Wei Zhang, Ian Bennion, and John Williams, "Chromatic dispersion effect in a microwave photonic filter using superstructured fiber Bragg grating and dispersive fiber," Opt. Express 13, 6429-6437 (2005)

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