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)