COST 241 intercomparison of nonlinear refractive index measurements in dispersion shifted optical fibres at lambda = 1550nm
Authors: Fellegara A., Artiglia M., Andreasen S.B., Melloni A., Espunes F.P., Wabnitz S.
Autors Affiliation: Italtel, I-20019 Milan, Italy; CSELT SpA, I-10148 Turin, Italy; Teledanmark, DK-8310 Arthus Tranbjerg, Denmark; Politecn Milan, I-20133 Milan, Italy; Univ Bourgogne, F-21011 Dijon, France
Abstract: COST 241 measurements of the nonlinear refractive index, n2, exhibit a large scatter depending on the specific measurement technique. This is largely due to the electrostrictive contribution to the Kerr nonlinearity, as is revealed by the resonant behaviour of n2 (with peak values up to 3.9 10-20m2 W-1) observed with signal modulation frequencies in the 0.1-1GHz range.
Journal/Review: ELECTRONICS LETTERS
Volume: 33 (13) Pages from: 1168 to: 1170
KeyWords: Electromagnetic dispersion; Electrostriction; Natural frequencies; Nonlinear optics; Optical Kerr effect; Optical variables measurement; Phase modulation; Refractive index; Resonance, Optical dispersion, Optical fibersDOI: 10.1049/el:19970773Citations: 20data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-11-27References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here