The adiabatic evolution equations of the dispersion-managed pulse parameters under perturbations are obtained, considering an arbitrary pulse profile. The effects of several perturbations, such as the amplifier noise, higher-order dispersion, and nonlinear interaction, are analyzed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
M. F. Ferreira and M. Sousa, "Perturbation Theory of Dispersion-Managed Solitons," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWD80.
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