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Experimental reduction of chromatic dispersion effects in lightwave microwave/millimetre-wave transmissions using tapered linearly chirped fibre gratings

J.Marti, J.M.Fuster and R.I.Laming

Abstract

It is demonstrated experimentally that the dramatic microwave-power degradation that appears in conventional 1550nm lightwave amplitude modulated systems, due to chromatic dispersion, may be overcome by using tapered linearly chirped fibre gratings. An extension of the frequency-length product of fibre links in optical microwave/millimetre-wave systems can be achieved using chirped fibre-gratings.


Electronics Letters (1997) Vol.33(13) pp.1170-1171

doi: 10.1049/el:19970788

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