P. Scott Carney, Editor-in-Chief
Le Nguyen Binh
Le Nguyen Binh1
1Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, P.O. Box 35, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The transmittance transfer function of single mode optical fibers operating in both linear and nonlinear regions is presented. For the linear domain, Fresnel sine and cosine integrals are obtained via the Fourier transform. In the nonlinear region dominated by self-phase-modulation effects, the Volterra series is essential to obtain the nonlinear transfer function. A convergence criterion for the Volterra series transfer function (VSTF) approach is described for solving the nonlinear Schrödinger wave propagation equation. Soliton transmission over single fibers is demonstrated as a case study of the application of the VSTF and a modified VSTF with a number of segmented steps whose distance is within the limit of the convergence of the VSTF.
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Rectangular pulse transmission through a single mode fiber: (a) pulse response, (b) frequency spectrum, (c) step response of the quadratic-phase transmittance function.
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Input pulse peak power as a function of fiber length of the third-order transfer function.
Input pulse peak power as a function of the fiber length of the fifth-order transfer function.
Input pulse peak power as a function of fiber length of the seventh-order transfer function.
Deviation factor as a function of input optical power for a fiber length of
Deviation factor as a function of input power for a fiber length of
Solitonic pulse propagation via the simulation by SSF method.
Solitonic pulse propagation via the simulation by VSTF method.
Deviation factor between VSTF and SSF methods.
Representing a fiber section with eight VSTF segments.
Pulse evolution simulation of a single soliton using (a) SSF method, (b) SS-VSTF method.
NSD for soliton simulation with 500-segment SS-VSTF.
Pulse evolution for 1000-segment fiber using (a) SSF, (b) SS-VSTF method.
NSD between the SSF method and the 1000-segment SS-VSTF model.
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