Experimental comparison of fibre and grating-based dispersion compensation schemes for 40 channel 10Gb/s DWDM systems

H.S. Fews, M.F.C. Stephens, A. Straw, W. Forysiak, B.K. Nayar, L.M. Gleeson

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Abstract

We report an experimental comparison between broadband fibre Bragg gratings (FBGs) and conventional dispersion compensating fibre (DCF) for a 40 x 10Gb/s DWDM system over 525km. A performanceoptimised configuration using FBG compensators is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Conference on Optical Communications, 2006
Subtitle of host publicationECOC 2006
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-2-912328-39-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event32nd European Conference on Optical Communication - Cannes, France
Duration: 24 Sep 200628 Sep 2006

Conference

Conference32nd European Conference on Optical Communication
Abbreviated titleECOC 2006
CountryFrance
CityCannes
Period24/09/0628/09/06

Keywords

  • 10 gb/s
  • Dwdm systems
  • experimental comparisons
  • fibre bragg gratings
  • dispersion compensation
  • fiber Bragg gratings
  • fiber optics
  • optical communication
  • photonics
  • dense wavelength division multiplexing

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