Optimized Superimposed Fiber Bragg Gratings to Reduce Birefringence Effects in WDM Applications

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Garca-Muoz, V.; Preciado, M. A.; Muriel, M. A. (Departamento de Tecnologa Fotnica, ETSI Telecomunicacin, Universidad Politcnica de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 Madrid, Spain)
Caucheteur, C.; Bette, S.; Wuilpart, M.; Mgret, P. (Service dElectromagntisme et de Tlcommunications, Facult Polytechnique de Mons, Boulevard Dolez 31, 7000 Mons, Belgium)

We experimentally demonstrate the reduction of Differential Group Delay and Polarization Dependent Loss in Superimposed Fiber Bragg Gratings when the fiber is rotated after each inscription, which is of great importance in WDM applications.