Experimental demonstration of intermodal dispersion in a two-core optical fiber


Chiang, K.S., Chow, Y.T., Richardson, D.J., Taverner, D., Dong, L. and Reekie, L. (1997) Experimental demonstration of intermodal dispersion in a two-core optical fiber. Optics Communications, 143, (4-6), 189-192. (doi:10.1016/S0030-4018(97)00372-6).

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The recent prediction that intermodal dispersion can play a significant role in pulse evolution in a two-core optical fiber was confirmed experimentally. A picosecond pulse at 1.548µm launched into one core of a meters-long two-core fiber was found to come out of either core of the fiber as two temporally separate pulses. By measuring the time delay between these two pulses, the intermodal dispersion in the fiber was estimated to be 1.13ps/m, in good agreement with theory.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0030-4018
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78025
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:58
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78025

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