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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 17 — Aug. 26, 2013
  • pp: 20463–20469

Straightforward method for measuring optical fiber’s nonlinear coefficient based on phase mismatching FWM

Guoxiu Huang, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Masaaki Hirano, Akihiro Maruta, Takashi Sasaki, and Kenichi Kitayama  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 17, pp. 20463-20469 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.020463


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Abstract

A novel method for measuring optical fiber’s nonlinear coefficient, based on phase mismatching four-wave mixing is proposed. Measurements for both high nonlinearity dispersion shifted fiber and low nonlinearity standard single mode fiber are demonstrated with simple setup. Chromatic dispersion is also measured with high precision simultaneously, and therefore its effect to the nonlinear coefficient measurement can be removed.

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

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 30, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 14, 2013
Published: August 23, 2013

Citation
Guoxiu Huang, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Masaaki Hirano, Akihiro Maruta, Takashi Sasaki, and Kenichi Kitayama, "Straightforward method for measuring optical fiber’s nonlinear coefficient based on phase mismatching FWM," Opt. Express 21, 20463-20469 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-17-20463


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