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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1980
  • pp: 476–478

Optical-pulse equalization of low-dispersion transmission in single-mode fibers in the 1.3–1.7-μm spectral region

Chinlon Lin, H. Kogelnik, and L. G. Cohen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 476-478 (1980)

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We describe a simple optical-pulse-equalization technique for minimizing pulse dispersion in a single-mode fiber transmission system utilizing the positive- and the negative-dispersion characteristics of single-mode fibers on both sides of a zero-chromatic-dispersion wavelength.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 28, 1980
Published: November 1, 1980

Chinlon Lin, L. G. Cohen, and H. Kogelnik, "Optical-pulse equalization of low-dispersion transmission in single-mode fibers in the 1.3–1.7-μm spectral region," Opt. Lett. 5, 476-478 (1980)

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