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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1987
  • pp: 349–351

Soliton interaction in the presence of loss and periodic amplification in optical fibers

C. Desem and P. L. Chu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 349-351 (1987)

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The stability of soliton transmission in the presence of loss and periodic amplification is studied when the pulses are closely separated. It is shown that stable transmission can be achieved when solitons are launched with unequal amplitudes to avoid mutual interaction.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 7, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: February 5, 1987
Published: May 1, 1987

C. Desem and P. L. Chu, "Soliton interaction in the presence of loss and periodic amplification in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 12, 349-351 (1987)

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