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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 10 — May. 16, 2005
  • pp: 3822–3834

Uncertainty relation for the optimization of optical-fiber transmission systems simulations

A. A. Rieznik, T. Tolisano, F. A. Callegari, D. F. Grosz, and H.L. Fragnito  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 10, pp. 3822-3834 (2005)

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The mathematical inequality which in quantum mechanics gives rise to the uncertainty principle between two non commuting operators is used to develop a spatial step-size selection algorithm for the Split-Step Fourier Method (SSFM) for solving Generalized Non-Linear Schrödinger Equations (G-NLSEs). Numerical experiments are performed to analyze the efficiency of the method in modeling optical-fiber communications systems, showing its advantages relative to other algorithms.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: April 4, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2005
Published: May 16, 2005

A. Rieznik, T. Tolisano, F. A. Callegari, D. Grosz, and H. Fragnito, "Uncertainty relation for the optimization of optical-fiber transmission systems simulations," Opt. Express 13, 3822-3834 (2005)

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