We demonstrate both theoretically and experimentally that a fiber line with a symmetric dispersion swing can substantially improve the performance of classical 160 Gbit/s optical terrestrial transmission systems.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
J. Fatome, S. Pitois, P. Tchofo Dinda, G. Millot, E. Le Rouzic, B. Cuenot, E. Pincemin, and S. Gosselin, "Experimental demonstration of fiber-optic lines with symmetric dispersion profiles for 160 Gbit/s terrestrial transmission systems," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuB4.