High-birefringence linearly chirped grating based optical device for PMD compensation

Xiaoke Yi, Chao Lu, Xiufeng Yang, Wen De Zhong, Fang Wei, Yixin Wang

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We propose a novel delay element for polarization mode dispersion (PMD) compensation by employing a tunable high-birefringence linearly chirped grating. The device can adjust differential group delay in a linearly continuous way and its performance is demonstrated by compensating 10-Gb/s signal with the first-order PMD. The tradeoff between PMD compensation capability of the device and the power penalty caused by the chromatic dispersion of the grating has also been studied.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2634-2640
Number of pages7
JournalOptics Express
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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