Dispersion Compensation

Offsetting the Dispersion of one Fiber by using different fibers or other components that have dispersion of the opposite sign. Usually done for chromatic dispersion; compensation for polarization-mode dispersion is in development.




Related Terms
Automatic Temperature Compensation,   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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