Nonadiabatic effects caused by lumped amplifiers in fiber soliton transmission systems are reduced by the use of dispersion-decreasing fibers between amplifiers. As a practical application, we consider a stepwise dispersion-decreasing fiber with M steps and show that the increase in M is almost equivalent to the reduction of amplifier spacing, Za, to Za/M in reducing collision-induced jitters in soliton-based wavelength-division multiplexing systems.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 18, 1995
Published: January 1, 1996
Akira Hasegawa, Yuji Kodama, and Shiva Kumar, "Reduction of collision-induced time jitters in dispersion-managed soliton transmission systems," Opt. Lett. 21, 39-41 (1996)