Tunable Compensation of First-Order PMD Using a High-Birefringence Linearly Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating

Xinyong Dong, N. Q. Ngo, P. Shum, Jun Hong Ng, Xiufeng Yang, Guoxiang Ning, Chao Lu

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A novel tunable compensator for first-order polarization-mode dispersion is demonstrated using a linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating written into a high-birefringence hydrogen-loaded fiber. By tuning the bandwidth of the grating from 0.96 to 5.02 nm with nearly fixed center wavelength using a specially designed cantilever beam, the device can generate a tunable differential group delay of 447 to 106 ps.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)846-848
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Compensation
  • Gratings
  • Optical fiber communication
  • Optical fiber dispersion
  • Optical fiber polarization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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