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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 679–681

Direct measurement of self-phase shift due to fiber nonlinearity

C. X. Yu, M. Margalit, E. P. Ippen, and H. A. Haus  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 9, pp. 679-681 (1998)

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We directly measure the time-independent nonlinear self-phase shift of a pulse after fiber propagation by spectral interferometry. Both the soliton and the nonsoliton case were studied. We verify numerically that the measured phase shift approximates this time-independent phase well.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

C. X. Yu, M. Margalit, E. P. Ippen, and H. A. Haus, "Direct measurement of self-phase shift due to fiber nonlinearity," Opt. Lett. 23, 679-681 (1998)

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