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Inventor:
Bickham; Scott R.
Address:
Corning, NY
No. of patents:
27
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7991287 Optical communication system with suppressed SBS August 2, 2011
An optical communication system and a communication network are disclosed herein capable of transmitting optical signals with high optical launch power over long distances with suppression of stimulated Brillouin scattering. A method of transmitting optical signals is also disclosed
7558480 Unrepeatered optical communication system with suppressed SBS July 7, 2009
An optical communication system and a communication network are disclosed herein capable of transmitting optical signals with high optical launch power over unrepeatered optical fiber links. A method of transmitting optical signals is also disclosed herein which comprises transmitting
7336877 Broadband optical fiber February 26, 2008
An optical waveguide fiber having a multi-segmented core surrounded by a cladding, the core having a central segment and an annular segment surrounding the central segment. The central segment has a positive relative refractive index profile, and the annular segment has a negative re
7272289 Low bend loss optical fiber September 18, 2007
An optical fiber having both low macrobend loss and low microbend loss. The fiber has a MAC number less than 7.0 and a zero dispersion wavelength less than 1450 nm. The optical fiber advantageously comprises a primary coating and a secondary coating. The primary coating has a Young's
7181118 Non-zero dispersion shifted optical fiber having large effective area, low slope and low zero di February 20, 2007
An optical waveguide fiber including a central core region extending radially outward from the centerline and having a non-negative relative refractive index percent profile. The total profile volume is less than about 6%-.mu.m.sup.2. The optical fiber exhibits an effective area of g
7103251 Dispersion flattened NZDSF fiber September 5, 2006
A dispersion flattened non-zero dispersion shifted optical waveguide fiber which includes a central core region surrounded by an outer cladding region, the central core region having an alpha less than 4. The optical fiber has a dispersion at a wavelength of about 1550 nm of between abou
7099544 High SBS threshold NZDS optical fiber August 29, 2006
A non-zero dispersion shifted optical waveguide fiber having a high threshold for stimulated Brillouin scattering is disclosed.
7099543 High SBS threshold NZDS optical fiber August 29, 2006
A non-zero dispersion shifted optical waveguide fiber having a high threshold for stimulated Brillouin scattering is disclosed.
7050687 Low slope dispersion shifted optical fiber May 23, 2006
A low slope dispersion shifted optical waveguide fiber having an effective area of less than about 60 .mu.m.sup.2 at a wavelength of about 1550 nm, a zero-dispersion wavelength of less than about 1430 nm, a dispersion of between about 4 ps/nm/km and about 10 ps/nm/km at a wavelength of a
7024083 Non-zero dispersion shifted optical fiber April 4, 2006
An optical waveguide fiber including a central core region extending radially outward from the centerline and having a non-negative relative refractive index percent profile. The optical fiber exhibits an effective area of greater than about 60 .mu.m.sup.2 at a wavelength of about 1550
6987918 Large kappa dispersion compensating fiber and transmission system January 17, 2006
A dispersion compensation fiber for a moderate dispersion, low slope transmission fiber and transmission system including same. The dispersion compensating fiber has a refractive index profile having a central core with a core delta (.DELTA.1), a moat surrounding the central core having
6985662 Dispersion compensating fiber for moderate dispersion NZDSF and transmission system utilizing sa January 10, 2006
A dispersion compensating optical fiber includes a segmented core having a central core segment, a moat segment and a ring segment. The refractive index profile is selected to provide a total dispersion at 1550 nm of between -114 and -143 ps/nm/km, and a kappa, defined as the total d
6975801 Dispersion compensating fiber for low slope transmission fiber and optical transmission line uti December 13, 2005
A Dispersion Compensation (DC) fiber for low slope transmission fiber (such as a NZDSF) and transmission line including same. The DC fiber has a refractive index profile having a central core with a core delta (.DELTA.1) value less than 1.8%, a moat surrounding the central core havin
6959135 SBS suppressed nonlinear optical fiber October 25, 2005
An optical waveguide fiber having a high threshold for stimulated Brillouin scattering is disclosed which is suitable as a nonlinear fiber. The optical fiber has a core with one or more core segments. The optical effective area at a wavelength of 1550 nm is less that 30 .mu.m.sup.2.
6952519 Large effective area high SBS threshold optical fiber October 4, 2005
An optical waveguide fiber having a high threshold for stimulated Brillouin scattering. The optical fiber preferably has large optical effective area, and further preferably has a low zero dispersion wavelength.
6943935 Dispersion-managed cable for raman-assisted transmission September 13, 2005
An apparatus for transporting an optical signal is provided. The apparatus includes sections of optical fiber span with at least one section negative dispersion, negative slope fiber positioned at a distance from the output. A pump light emitting device optically coupled to the optical f
6856743 NZDSF optical fiber with low dispersion zero and low slope February 15, 2005
An optical waveguide fiber having an effective area of greater than about 60 .mu.m.sup.2 at a wavelength of about 1550 nm, a dispersion slope of less than 0.07 ps/nm.sup.2 /km at a wavelength of about 1550 nm, and a zero-dispersion wavelength of less than about 1500 nm. In preferred
6829422 Dispersion slope compensating optical waveguide fiber December 7, 2004
Disclosed is a dispersion compensating and dispersion slope compensating single mode optical waveguide fiber. The refractive index profiles of waveguide fibers in accord with the invention are disclosed and described. These index profiles provide a waveguide fiber having negative total
6801699 High capacity optical waveguide fiber October 5, 2004
An optical waveguide fiber that simultaneously exhibits large effective area and good resistance to bend induced attenuation, as measured by any of the tests known in the art. The cut off wavelength is controlled to allow single mode operation over a wavelength range that extends from
6789960 Method of connecting optical fibers, an optical fiber therefor, and an optical fiber span theref September 14, 2004
A bridge fiber and a method of connecting two other dissimilar optical waveguide fibers is presented. The bridge fiber may be utilized to connect positive dispersion fibers or step index single mode fibers to compensative fibers, such as dispersion compensation fibers or dispersion-s
6785456 Dispersion managed cable for unrepeatered systems August 31, 2004
Optical fibers of different physical characteristics are combined to produce a hybrid fiber which, at the operating wavelength, has a relatively large effective area and desirable net dispersion and attenuation characteristics over the combined length of the hybrid system. Hybrid fib
6782175 Dispersion map for slope compensating fibers August 24, 2004
An optical transmission system is provided. The system includes a series of consecutive blocks of optical fiber. Each block of the system includes a first, second and third series of spans of optical fiber, where the second series of spans compensates for accumulated dispersion in the fi
6757468 Dispersion compensation optical fiber and optical transmission line using same June 29, 2004
A Dispersion Compensation (DC) fiber and transmission line including the same. The DC fiber has a refractive index profile having a central core with a core delta (.DELTA.1) value greater than 1.5%, a moat surrounding the central core having a moat delta (.DELTA.2) value less negative th
6701052 Dispersion slope compensating optical waveguide fiber March 2, 2004
Disclosed is a dispersion compensating and dispersion slope compensating single mode optical waveguide fiber. The refractive index profiles of waveguide fibers in accord with the invention are disclosed and described. These index profiles provide a waveguide fiber having negative total
6694081 Dispersion managed cable for WDM systems February 17, 2004
Disclosed is a telecommunications system link that includes plurality of spans each having a transmission fiber and a compensating fiber. The compensating fiber is selected to completely compensate dispersion slope while only partially compensating total dispersion. This configuration
6671445 Dispersion slope compensating optical fiber December 30, 2003
Disclosed are refractive index profiles for total dispersion compensating optical waveguide fibers for use in high data rate, long length telecommunications systems. The optical waveguide fibers in accord with the invention provide substantially equal compensation of total dispersion
6580861 Dispersion map for slope compensating fibers June 17, 2003
An optical transmission system is provided. The system includes a series of consecutive blocks of optical fiber. Each block of the system includes a first, second and third series of spans of optical fiber, where the second series of spans compensates for accumulated dispersion in the fi










 
 
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