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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 6 — Mar. 16, 2009
  • pp: 4336–4341

Tunable dispersion slope compensator using two uniform fiber Bragg gratings mounted on S-shape plate

Sunduck Kim, Junkye Bae, Kwanil Lee, Sang Hyuck Kim, Je-Myung Jeong, and Sang Bae Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 6, pp. 4336-4341 (2009)

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We propose and experimentally demonstrate a novel method for tunable dispersion slope compensation. We use two uniform fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs), a spatially designed S-bending stage and 4-port circulator. Two FBGs are mounted on each surface of a metal plate along the calculated quadratic curve. The dispersion slope (DS) can be tuned by adjusting a nonlinear strain along two uniform FBGs without changing second order dispersion as well as the central wavelength. In the experiment, a DS tuning range from -13.9 to -54.8 ps/nm2 is achieved with the bandwidth of larger than 2.0 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: January 27, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2009
Published: March 3, 2009

Sunduck Kim, Junkye Bae, Kwanil Lee, Sang Hyuck Kim, Je-Myung Jeong, and Sang Bae Lee, "Tunable dispersion slope compensator using two uniform fiber Bragg gratings mounted on S-shape plate," Opt. Express 17, 4336-4341 (2009)

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