Conference Proceedings

Asynchronous measurement of chromatic dispersion from waveform distortion

TB Andersen, SD Dods, W Elaine, PM Farrell

2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference | Published : 2006


We propose a new method to monitor chromatic dispersion, based on two-tap asynchronous sampling. We experimentally demonstrate sensitivity to dispersion between 160 and 800 ps/nm, which matches the tolerances of typical commercial 10 Gbit/s receivers. © 2005 Optical Society of America.

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