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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2002
  • pp: 960–962

Effects of fourth-order dispersion in very high-speed optical time-division multiplexed transmission

J. Capmany, D. Pastor, S. Sales, and B. Ortega  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 11, pp. 960-962 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.000960


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Abstract

We present a closed-form expression for computation of the output pulse’s rms time width in an optical fiber link with up to fourth-order dispersion (FOD) by use of an optical source with arbitrary linewidth and chirp parameters. We then specialize the expression to analyze the effect of FOD on the transmission of very high-speed linear optical time-division multiplexing systems. By suitable source chirping, FOD can be compensated for to an upper link-length limit above which other techniques must be employed. Finally, a design formula to estimate the maximum attainable bit rate limited by FOD as a function of the link length is also presented.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

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J. Capmany, D. Pastor, S. Sales, and B. Ortega, "Effects of fourth-order dispersion in very high-speed optical time-division multiplexed transmission," Opt. Lett. 27, 960-962 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-11-960


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