Accession Number:

ADA416674

Title:

Using a Recirculating Fiber Loop to Determine the Limitations Placed on Ultra-High-Performance Soliton and Linear Optical Systems by Polarization Mode Dispersion

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 1998-Nov 2002

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

76.0

Abstract:

System effects of Polarization Mode Dispersion PMD were investigated both experimentally and theoretically. Several novel methods for PMD emulation, compensation and monitoring were developed, theoretically analyzed and experimentally investigated.

Subject Categories:

  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE