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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1038–1040

Optical backpropagation for fiber-optic communications using highly nonlinear fibers

Shiva Kumar and Dong Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 7, pp. 1038-1040 (2011)

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A technique to realize an effective negative Kerr nonlinear coefficient using two highly nonlinear fibers is presented. This technique is used compensate the fiber nonlinearity in optical backpropagation.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: January 6, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 11, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 19, 2011
Published: March 16, 2011

Shiva Kumar and Dong Yang, "Optical backpropagation for fiber-optic communications using highly nonlinear fibers," Opt. Lett. 36, 1038-1040 (2011)

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