A Simple Technique for Measuring the Effective Zero-Dispersion Wavelength Using the FWM of a Spectrum-Sliced Fiber Amplifier Light Source

Youn Seon JANG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E84-B    No.10    pp.2893-2895
Publication Date: 2001/10/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Optical Fiber
Keyword: 
zero-dispersion wavelength,  FWM,  spectrum-sliced fiber amplifier light source,  

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Summary: 
We proposed a simple technique for measuring the effective zero-dispersion wavelength. In this study, we measured the effective zero-dispersion wavelength of a 25-km-long dispersion-shifted fiber (DSF) using the four-wave mixing (FWM) of a spectrum-sliced fiber amplifier light source, and then compared our results with other conventional techniques to confirm the validity of our method.