Design of Broadband Optical Sources for OCDMA/WDMA Applications
Motivation behind this work is the increasing need for high capacity communication systems. Broadband optical sources are an integral part of multichannel high speed fiber optical communication networks based on all-optical WDM, CDM and WDM. FWM (Four-Wave Mixing) effects and SC( Supercontinuum) phenomenon in fibers are used in the design of broadband sources. The spectral slicing of the broadband spectra has been proposed in literature as a simple technique to create multi-wavelength optical sources for wavelength division multiplexing applications. The objective of this work is to develop an accurate model for simulating FWM and SC based broadband optical spectra and compare their performances. The modeling work is carried out using SIMULINK in MATLAB 7.10.0(R2010a).
KeywordsFour Wave Mixing Supercontinuum Non Linearity Schrodinger Equation SMF DSF PCF
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