Analysis of nonlinear polarization-mode dispersion in optical fibers with randomly varying birefringence

Ping Kong Alexander Wai, W. L. Kath, C. R. Menyuk, J. Zhang

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The nonlinear polarization-mode dispersion (PMD) of optical fibers is studied using the Manakov-PMD equations. While nonlinear polarization-mode dispersion poses no threat to standard communication systems, it will in principle affect very-high-data-rate systems.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1997 Conference on Optical Fiber Communications - Dallas, TX, United States
Duration: 16 Feb 199721 Feb 1997


ConferenceProceedings of the 1997 Conference on Optical Fiber Communications
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityDallas, TX

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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