Abstract

Without interruption or affecting the transmission of ordinary payload channels, we propose a real time polarization mode dispersion (PMD) monitoring system for long-haul, multiple erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA), dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) optical fiber transmission using modulated amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) of one of the EDFAs as the supervisory (SV) signal source. An acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF) at the receiver side is adopted to scan the spectrum of the transmitted ASE SV signal. Using the fixed-analyzer method, PMDs of different wavelength bands that range from 1545  to  1580nm of a DWDM fiber-optic communication system can be found by adaptively changing the radio frequency of the AOTF. The resolution and the measuring range of the proposed monitoring system can be significantly improved by cascading the AOTFs at the receiver side.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
In-service light path PMD (polarization mode dispersion) monitoring by PMD compensation

X. Steve Yao, Xiaojun Chen, T. J. Xia, Glenn Wellbrock, David Chen, Daniel Peterson, Paul Zhang, Ansel Belisle, Lei Dong, and Tao Yu
Opt. Express 18(26) 27306-27318 (2010)

32-core erbium/ytterbium-doped multicore fiber amplifier for next generation space-division multiplexed transmission system

Saurabh Jain, Carlos Castro, Yongmin Jung, John Hayes, Reza Sandoghchi, Takayuki Mizuno, Yusuke Sasaki, Yoshimichi Amma, Yutaka Miyamoto, Marc Bohn, Klaus Pulverer, Md. Nooruzzaman, Toshio Morioka, Shaiful Alam, and David J. Richardson
Opt. Express 25(26) 32887-32896 (2017)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (9)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription