In the referenced Letter,1 a word was misprinted with the opposite meaning. On the fourth line of the left column of p. 158, the second word of the second sentence should be independence, not dependence as printed.
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Yijiang Chen, "Black solitons in dispersion-managed fiber transmission systems: errata," Opt. Lett. 22, 840-840 (1997)