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Dispersion compensation of 16ps pulses over 100km of step-index fibre using cascaded chirped fibre gratings

D.Taverner, D.J.Richardson, S.Barcelos, M.N.Zervas, L.Reekie, R.I.Laming


We present the propagation of 16ps data pulses over 100km of step-index fibre utilising two cascaded chirped fibre gratings to achieve dispersion compensation. At the output the pulses are broadened slightly, to 20ps, indicating the potential for 50Gbit/s operation.

Electronics Letters (1995) Vol.31(12) pp.1004-1006

doi: 10.1049/el:19950673

Southampton ePrint id: 78150


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