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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Jun. 11, 2007
  • pp: 7667–7676

Chromatic dispersion and PMD monitoring and compensation techniques studies in optical communication systems with single channel speed 40Gbit/s and CSRZ format

Ming Chen, Lina He, Sigang Yang, Yejin Zhang, Hongwei Chen, and Shizhong Xie  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7667-7676 (2007)

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We study a whole compensation system for chromatic dispersion and polarization mode dispersion, including monitoring subsystems and compensation subsystems in optical communication systems with single channel speed 40Gbit/s and CSRZ format. We employed the spectral shift effect of a semiconductor optical amplifier for chromatic dispersion monitoring, and a non-linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating for chromatic dispersion compensation. The degree of polarization characterizes is used as feedback control signal of polarization mode dispersion monitoring, and a polarization controller and a polarization maintaining fiber are formed a polarization mode dispersion compensator. The transmission experiment demonstrates that the whole compensation system is effective. It is suit for chromatic dispersion management and polarization mode dispersion eliminating in optical communication systems with high single channel speed and CSRZ format.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: February 23, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 3, 2007
Published: June 7, 2007

Ming Chen, Lina He, Sigang Yang, Yejin Zhang, Hongwei Chen, and Shizhong Xie, "Chromatic dispersion and PMD monitoring and compensation techniques studies in optical communication systems with single channel speed 40Gbit/s and CSRZ format," Opt. Express 15, 7667-7676 (2007)

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