Abstract

<check-hrt/>Nonlinear constant (n2/A<i>eff</i>) of Ge-doped single mode optical fibers using various methods··········ITU-T round robin measurement· results is presented. ·Nonlinear empirical relation between (n<sub>2</sub>/A<i>eff</i>) and effective area (A<i>eff</i>) such as (n<sub>2</sub>/A<i>eff</i>)······A<i>eff</i><sup>-114</sup> [x 10<sup>-10</sup> W<sup>-1</sup>]·is· proposed.

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