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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 16, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1999
  • pp: 12–17

Long-range soliton interactions in periodically amplified fiber links

Luciano Socci and Marco Romagnoli  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 12-17 (1999)

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In this study we examine the physical mechanism that prevents the use of short optical pulses in high bit-rate transmission systems. Continuum-induced soliton–soliton interaction is the cause of long-range as well as enhanced direct soliton–soliton interaction. We show, by means of a purely analytical approach, that soliton–continuum interaction causes position wiggling of the soliton and that when this effect is applied to a random sequence of solitons it becomes an additional cause of timing jitter.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

Luciano Socci and Marco Romagnoli, "Long-range soliton interactions in periodically amplified fiber links," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 12-17 (1999)

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