Straightforward Chromatic Dispersion Measurement Based on Phase Mismatching FWM

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Hirano, Masaaki; Sasaki, Takashi (Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., 1, Taya-cho, Sakae-ku, Yokohama, 244-8588 Japan)

Novel chromatic dispersion measurement is demonstrated with simple setup based on phase mismatching four-wave-mixing. According to high accuracy of measured dispersion spectra, zero-dispersion wavelength and higher order dispersion parameters of HNLF can be determined.