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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1996
  • pp: 459–461

Compensating for dispersion and the nonlinear Kerr effect without phase conjugation

C. Paré, A. Villeneuve, P.-A. Bélanger, and N. J. Doran  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 459-461 (1996)

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We propose the use of a dispersive medium with a negative nonlinear refractive-index coefficient as a way to compensate for the dispersion and the nonlinear effects resulting from pulse propagation in an optical fiber. The undoing of pulse interaction might allow for increased bit rates.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 11, 1995
Published: April 1, 1996

C. Paré, N. J. Doran, A. Villeneuve, and P.-A. Bélanger, "Compensating for dispersion and the nonlinear Kerr effect without phase conjugation," Opt. Lett. 21, 459-461 (1996)

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