Translator Disclaimer
Paper
29 December 2005 Enhanced pulse adaptive to PMD by modulating breath-depth
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 6028, ICO20: Lasers and Laser Technologies; 602826 (2005) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.667339
Event: ICO20:Optical Devices and Instruments, 2005, Changchun, China
Abstract
The enhancement of adaptive abilities of nonlinear optical pulses to polarization mode dispersion (PMD) is obtained by modulating breath-depth of two polarization states of the pulses. The breath-depth modulation is realized based on the interaction among self-phase modulation, cross phase modulation, group velocity dispersion and degenerate four-wave mixing, which results in making two polarization states of the pulses into a tighter state when nonlinear pulses propagate in optical fibers with high birefringence. Numerical results show that the transmission stabilities of modulated breath-depth optical pulses are improved in conventional fibers with random birefringence. The pulse broadening trend of the modulated breath-depth pulses induced by PMD is effectively suppressed by our proposed method. The symmetric output pulse shape is also reshaped in conventional fibers.
© (2005) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Weicheng Chen, Wencheng Xu, Aiping Luo, Hu Cui, Libing Chen, and Hong Lu "Enhanced pulse adaptive to PMD by modulating breath-depth", Proc. SPIE 6028, ICO20: Lasers and Laser Technologies, 602826 (29 December 2005); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.667339
PROCEEDINGS
6 PAGES


SHARE
Advertisement
Advertisement
Back to Top