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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), pp. 189-192. (doi:10.1016/S0030-4018(97)00372-6).

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Abstract

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.

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Published date: November 1997

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Local EPrints ID: 78025
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78025
ISSN: 0030-4018
PURE UUID: db82bec4-08e3-4d07-a141-0d524ff2c280

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:27

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Author: K.S. Chiang
Author: Y.T. Chow
Author: D.J. Richardson
Author: D. Taverner
Author: L. Dong
Author: L. Reekie

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