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A simple nonlinear coefficient measurement of HNLF and ZrEDF by using four wave mixing technique

Awang, Noor Azura and Ahmad, H. (2015) A simple nonlinear coefficient measurement of HNLF and ZrEDF by using four wave mixing technique. In: International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2015 (IC3E 2015), 10-11 August 2015 , Melaka, Malaysia.


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An efficient system for characterization of nonlinear coefficient parameter in a highly nonlinear fiber (HNLF) and Zirconia- Erbium co-doped Fiber (ZrEDF) are demonstrated by using four wave mixing (FWM) technique. Interlaboratory comparison show that the values found with our method are in good agreement with the manufacture. Based on the FWM techniques, the nonlinear coefficient of HNLF is 10.7 W-1km-1 with the dispersion slope @ 1550 nm of 0.007 ps.nm-2km-1, zero dispersion wavelength (ZDW) of 1531 nm are obtained which is 0.93% error compared to the manufacturer’s datasheet values. For a 4 m long ZrEDF, a non-linear coefficient of 7.164 W-1km-1 @1565 nm is measured, along with chromatic and slope dispersion values of 1.03 ps/nm.km and 9.34 x 10-3 ps/nm2.km, which agree with the theoretical predicted values.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Four-wave mixing (FWM); highly nonlinear fiber (HNLF); Zirconia-Erbium Co-Doped Fiber (ZrEDF); nonlinear coefficient; dispersion slope; zero dispersion wavelength (ZDW)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101-5865 Telecommunication. Telegraph.
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology > Department of Science
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2015 03:54
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2015 03:54
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7167
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