IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Power penalty for optical signals due to dispersion slope in WDM filter cascades

1999 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. LEOS'99. 12th Annual Meeting

Author(s): Kuznetsov, M. ; Froberg, N.M. ; Henion, S.R. ; Rauschenbach, K.A.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 8 November 1999
Volume: 2
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-5634-9
ISSN (Paper): 1092-8081
DOI: 10.1109/LEOS.1999.811905
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The power penalty due to the dispersion slope of WDM filters limits the number of cascaded filters and restricts the allowed signal-filter detuning. This dispersive penalty is significantly larger... View More

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