Abstract

Nonlinear constant (n2/Aeff) of Ge-doped single mode optical fibers using various methods based on ITU-T round robin measurement results is presented. Nonlinear empirical relation between (n2/Aeff) and effective area (Aeff) such as (n2/Aeff) ≅ 400 Aeff1.14 [x 10−10 W1] is proposed.

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