Chromatic Dispersion

The temporal spreading of a pulse in an Optical Waveguide caused by the Wavelength dependence of the velocities of light.




Related Terms
Chromatic Bandwidth,   Chromatic Dispersion,   Dispersion,   Dispersion Compensating Module DCM,   Dispersion Compensation,   Dispersion Decreasing Fibers,   Dispersion Flattened Single Mode Fiber,   Dispersion Limited Operation,   Dispersion Management,   Dispersion Penalty,  

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