chromatic dispersion


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chromatic dispersion

Etymology: Gk, chroma + L, dis, apart, spargere, to scatter
the splitting of light into its various component wavelengths or frequencies, such as with a prism, to separate and study the different colors.
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It studies the transformation of the Chromatic Dispersion Compensators (CDCs) market due to commercialization of coherent receivers as well as advanced methods of modulation and employing of Digital Signal Processing (DSP).
The chip has industry-leading chromatic dispersion tolerance of +/-40,000ps/nm and polarization mode dispersion tolerance of 100ps.
The single plug-in module includes a patented solution for chromatic dispersion (CD) measurements and offers polarization mode dispersion (PMD) and attenuation profile test functions, making it the industry's most compact and integrated dispersion solution dedicated to field testing fiber optic networks.
POLO 40G is a single chip CMOS coherent DP-(D)QPSK transmission transceiver that delivers the full set of compensation capabilities, including chromatic dispersion (CD), polarization mode dispersion (PMD), second order PMD (SOP), and high-rate polarization tracking, among others.
The 10Gb/s TL9000M combines the size and performance benefits of the existing Bookham SFF 300 Pin transponder with MLSD-based (maximum likelihood sequence detection) EDC to provide significant tolerance to chromatic dispersion (CD), polarization mode dispersion (PMD) and nonlinearities inherent in telecom networks.
This revolutionary advancement in multimode fiber communications systems delivers the ultimate in reach and design flexibility, compensating for both modal and chromatic dispersion to deliver verified optical performance and signal integrity beyond 10/40/100 Gb/s Ethernet and 8/16 Gb/s Fibre Channel standards requirements.
EXFO offers a very rich product portfolio - namely comprising optical spectrum analyzers, OTN and Ethernet BER analyzers, distributed PMD analyzers and chromatic dispersion analyzers - for all system vendors and network operators that are deeply engaged in the design and deployment of very-high-speed networking.